Name details

Étienne Fjord

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108723

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

SW arm of Flandres Bay, Danco Coast, was charted by FAE, 1903-05, and named Baie Étienne after Eugène Étienne (1844-1921), French politician; Vice-Président de la Chambre, 1902-04, and Ministre de la Guerre, 1905-06, who assisted FAE (Charcot, 1906b, p.326, 472; Matha and Rey, 1911, Pl.3). Etienne Bay (USHO, 1943, p.135). Bahía Étienne (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.351; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.119). Étienne Fjord, following air photography by FIDASE and survey by FIDS from Shackleton, 1956-57 (APC, 1960, p.4; USHO chart 6945, 1963).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 09' 00.0" S
- 65.15000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
63° 13' 00.0" W
- 63.21667°
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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:
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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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