Ferguson Channel (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Ferguson Channel (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Channel
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:
S side of Bryde Island, Danco Coast, was roughly charted by BeAE in February 1898 (Lecointe, 1903, Carte 5); further charted and named in 1913-14 by David Ferguson, Scottish geologist who made geological observations in the area for the whaling firm Christian Salvesen and Co., of Leith (Ferguson, chart, 1918a; APC, 1960, p.4; BA chart 3566, 25.viii.1961). Canal Lautaro, following survey by CAE, 1948-49, after the patrol ship Lautaro (Chile. DNH chart 511, 1951; IHA, 1974, p.179). Canal Argentino (Brazo Sur [=south arm]) (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.256). Canal Argentino, referring collectively to this feature and to Bryde Channel (q.v.) (Argentina. MM chart 129, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.171). The channel was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Argentino Channel (USBGN, 1965, p.92). Lautaro Channel (Alarcón and others, 1976, p.8). [Ferguson Peak, South Georgia, is also named after D. Ferguson (Hattersley-Smith, 1980b, p.38).]
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