Name details

Covadonga Harbour

Covadonga Harbour (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Covadonga Harbour  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108328

Feature type: Harbour

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

off the Chilean station "Bernardo O'Higgins", Cape Legoupil (q.v.), Trinity Peninsula, was named Bahía Covadonga or Puerto Fragata Covadonga by CAE, 1947-48, after the frigate Covadonga of the expedition (Chile. DNH chart 503, 1948). Ensenada Teniente Galvez, Ensenada Galvez, apparently referring to the S part of the harbour (Chile. DNH chart 503, 1948; 1951). Puerto Covadonga (Chile. DNH chart 503, 1951). Baie de Port Covadonga (France. SHM, 1954, p.47). The harbour was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Covadonga Harbor (USOO chart 6650, 1963; USBGN, 1964, p. 12). Covadonga Harbour (APC, 1964, p. 3; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/13, 1-DOS 1974). Rada Covadonga (Chile. IH chart 1404, 1967; IHA, 1974, p. 86).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 19' 00.0" S
- 63.31667°
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Longitude:
57° 54' 00.0" W
- 57.90000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
12-Feb-1964

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