Name details

Ezcurra Inlet

Ezcurra Inlet (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Ezcurra Inlet  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108744

Feature type: Inlet

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

W arm of Admiralty Bay, King George Island, was charted by FAE, 1908-10, in December 1909 and named Fiord Ezcurra after Pedro de Ezcurra (1859-1911), Argentine politician and Minister of Agriculture in 1908, who assisted FAE (Charcot, 1912, Pl.1). Fjord Ezcurra (Bongrain, 1914, Pl.3 (upper photograph) following p.60). Ezcurra Fiord (Tyrrell, 1921, p.71). Ezcurra Inlet (BA chart 3213, 14.i.1929; APC, 1955, p.9; DOS 610 sheet W 62 58, 1968). Estero Ezcurra (Chile. DNH chart 502, 1947). Fiordo Ezcurra (Argentina. CNA, 1947, p.60). Ensenada Ezcurra (Argentina. MM chart 104, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.353; Chile, IHA, 1974, p.120). The inlet was photographed from the air and surveyed from the ground by FIDASE, 1956-57. Estrecho Ezcurra, as rejected form (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.120).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 09' 44.8" S
- 62.16244°
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Longitude:
58° 32' 07.6" W
- 58.53544°
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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:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

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