Name details

Français Cove

Français Cove (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Français Cove  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108903

Feature type: Cove

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 side of Port Charcot (q.v.), Booth Island, Graham Coast, was charted by FAE, 1903-05, in 1904 and named Anse du Français or Anse Français after the French-built three-masted schooner Français, which was moored there from March to December in that year (Charcot, 1906b, p. 79, 473; 1908, map p. 39); the ship was later acquired by Argentina, renamed Austral and used to relieve the Argentine station "Orcadas", but was subsequently lost in the Rio de la Plata. Anse du Française [sic] (BA 1916, p.407). Français Anchorage (BA, 1930, p. 85) Caleta Français [sic] (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949) Caleta Français (Argentina. MM chart 107, 1949; Chile. IHA, 1974, p. 129). Ensenada Français (Argentina. MM, 1953, p. 287; Pierrou, 1970, p. 374). Français Cove (APC, 1955, p.10; BA chart 3572, 25.vii.1958). Puerto Charcot, referring only to this feature (Argentina. MM chart 130, 1957).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 04' 00.0" S
- 65.06667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
64° 03' 00.0" W
- 64.05000°
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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:
Unknown
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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