Graham Passage (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Graham Passage (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Passage
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:
separating Bluff Island from Danco Coast, was discovered and roughly charted by Capt. Skidsmo of the whale-catcher Graham, which passed twice through the passage in pursuit of a whale, 20 March 1922, and which was later lost with all hands near the South Shetland Islands, 6 November 1924; named Graham's Passage after the ship (Lester's amendments to Johannessen, chart, [1919-20]; Lester, 1920-22a, Vol.6, p.153; Bagshawe, 1939, p.188; USHO, 1943, p.115). Pasaje de Graham (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949). Pasaje Correa, after Capt. (N) Edelmiro Correa (1852-1906), of the Argentine Navy, who fought in the war against Paraguay (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.245; Pierrou, 1970, p.269). Pasaje Graham (Argentine. MM chart A-2-A, 1954). The passage was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Graham Passage (APC, 1960, p.4; BA chart 3566, 25.viii.1961). Paso Yelcho, after the Chilean cutter Yelcho, which under the command of Capt. L.A. Pardo (Pardo Ridge, q.v.) rescued members of BITAE from Elephant Island, 30 August 1916 (Chile. DNH chart 1501, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.307).
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