Name details

Harrison Passage

Harrison Passage (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Harrison Passage  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109215

Feature type: Passage

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

between Larrouy Island and Tadpole Island to W, and Straggle Islands and Graham Coast to E, was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and charted by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit in co-operation with FIDS, 1957-58; in conjunction with the name Maskelyne Passage (q.v.), named after John Harrison (1693-1776), English horologist who gave the first definitive solution to the problem of determining longitude at sea (APC, 1959a p.7; BA chart 3573, 26.viii.1960). Paso Harrison (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.149).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 52' 00.0" S
- 65.86667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
65° 10' 00.0" W
- 65.16667°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
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:
7-Jul-1959

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