Name details

Crystal Sound

Crystal Sound (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Crystal Sound  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108379

Feature type: Sound

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

extending NE-SW between Biscoe Islands and Loubet Coast, with N limit Cape Evensen to Cape Leblond and S limit Holdfast Point, Roux Island, Liard Island to Sillard Islands, was sighted at its N and S ends by FAE, 1908-10, when the name Baie Matha was applied collectively to Matha Strait (q.v.), Darbel Bay and the S part of the present feature, and the name Baie Pendleton (Pendleton Strait, q.v.) to the N part of the present feature (Charcot, 1910, map facing p.370). The sound was probably first traversed by Penola of BGLE, after air reconnaissance, in February 1936 (Rymill, 1938a, p.306-07). Pendleton Strait, referring to Grandidier Channel and the present feature (Martin, 1940, map p.542). Matha Bay (USAAF chart 1762, 1946). Most of the sound and its islands were photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1957. Matha Strait (USHO, 1960, p.369, 2nd, 3rd and 4th views). In association with the names grouped in this area of scientists who have worked on the structure of ice crystals, the feature was named Crystal Sound (APC, 1960, p.3; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/10, 1-DOS 1979).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 28' 00.0" S
- 66.46667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
66° 39' 00.0" W
- 66.65000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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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:
23-Sep-1960

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