Name details

Iquique Cove

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109473

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

E side of Discovery Bay, Greenwich Island, between Guesalaga Peninsula (q.v.) and González Island, was charted by CAE in 1947, and named Caletón Iquique after the Chilean naval frigate Iquique, which in that season landed the first occupation party for the Chilean station "Arturo Prat" on the cove (Chile. DNH chart 500, 1951; IHA, 1974, p.160); recharted by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit from HMS Protector in 1964. Iquique Cove (BA, 1965, p.30; chart 1774, 19.vii.1968; APC, 1974, p.4).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 28' 58.2" S
- 62.48283°
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Longitude:
59° 39' 37.6" W
- 59.66044°
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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:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
3-Nov-1971

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