Name details

Graham Coast

Graham Coast (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Graham Coast  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109086

Feature type: Coast

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 coast of Graham Land from Cape Bellue to Cape Renard, was discovered by Biscoe, 17-18 February 1832, roughly charted and annexed for King William IV, 21 February 1832, and named Graham's Land after Sir James Graham (Graham Land, q.v.) (Biscoe, 1830-33b; 1901, p.332). The following names apply more or less to the feature as now defined. Terre de Biscoe, proposed rather than Terre de Graham (d'Urville, 1842, p.24). Graham Land (Ross, 1847b, end map; USHO, 1894, p.440; BA, 1916, p.406). Terre Graham (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904c, map p.232-33). Tierra de Graham (Delachaux, [1907], p.148). Much inland detail of this coast between Deloncle Bay and Beascochea Bay was roughly mapped by FAE, 1908-10, in 1909 (Charcot, 1910, p.267-78). Graham-Küste (Nordenskjöld, 1911b, p.78). Graham Coast (AGS map, sheet 1, [1928]; USHO chart 5411, 1940; [as now defined] BA chart 3196, 12.xi.1948; APC, 1955, p.11; DCS 601 sheet 66 64, 1955; DOS 610 sheet W 65 64, 1959). Graham-Kysten (Aagaard, 1930, end map). The coast was surveyed by BGLE, August-September 1935 (Rymill, 1938a). Côte de Graham (France. SHM, 1937, p.407). Costa de Graham (Chile. DNH chart LII, 1947). Tierra Graham (Sgrosso, 1948, p.182). The coast was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Costa Graham (Zavatti, 1958, Tav. 12-13; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.140). Bereg Greyama (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

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Location

Latitude:
65° 45' 00.0" S
- 65.75000°
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Longitude:
64° 09' 00.0" W
- 64.15000°
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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:
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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:
8-Sep-1953

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