Name details

Gouvernøren Harbour

Gouvernøren Harbour (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Gouvernøren Harbour  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109082

Feature type: Harbour

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

E side of Enterprise Island and SW of Pythia Island, Wilhelmina Bay, Danco Coast, was roughly charted by BAE, 1920-22, and named, following the usage of whalers in this area, after the whaling ship Gouvernøren I which was wrecked in the harbour in 1916 and remains there (Lester, 1920-22b, p.21; Lester and others, chart, [1921-22]; APC, 1961, p.3; BA, 1961, p.164); also called Pythia Harbour after the whaling factory ship Pythia which anchored there, 1921-22 (Lester, 1920-22b, Vol. 6, p.193). Guvernören [sic] Harbour (Bagshawe, 1921-22a, Vol. 4, p.165). Gouvernoren Harbour (Bagshawe, 1939, p.198). Puerto Svend Foyn, in error for Foyn Harbour (q.v.) (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.246; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.271). The harbour was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Gouvernören Harbour (APC, 1960, p.4). Gouvernøren Harbor (USBGN, 1965, p.98).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 32' 00.0" S
- 64.53333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
62° 00' 00.0" W
- 62.00000°
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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:
23-Sep-1960

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