Name details

Dogs Leg Fjord

Dogs Leg Fjord (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Dogs Leg Fjord  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108539

Feature type: Fjord

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 E side of Bourgeois Fjord, Fallières Coast, was surveyed by BGLE, 1936-37, and named Dog's Leg Fjord from its shape (Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.432; BA, 1948, p.215). Dog's Leg Fiord (USHO, 1943, p.159). Fiordo Pata de Perro [translation of English name] (Chile. DNH chart LIII, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.578). Dogs Leg Fjord (BA chart 3196, 12.xi.1948; APC, 1955, p.8; DCS 601 sheet 67 66, 1954). The fjord was resurveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island", 1948-49. Fiord Dog's Leg (Argentina. MM chart 109, 1949). Fiord Pata de Perro (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.298). Dog Leg Fjord (BA, 1954, p.60). Seno Pata de Perro (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.197; IHA, 1974, p.221).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 43' 00.0" S
- 67.71667°
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Longitude:
66° 52' 00.0" W
- 66.86667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

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