Larsen Channel (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Larsen Channel (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Channel
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:
running NE-SW between d'Urville Island and Joinville Island, was discovered but not navigated by SwAE in December 1902; called in error Active Sound (q.v.) (AGS, 1905, map facing p.702); named Larsen Channel after Capt. C.A. Larsen, Master of the SwAE expedition ship Antarctic (Larsen Inlet, q.v.) (BA chart 3205, 31.x.1921; 1930, p.76; APC, 1955, p.13; BA chart 3205, 23.xi.1962). Larsen Kanal (HA chart, 1928). Larsen-Kanalen (Risting, 1929, map p.33). Larsensundet (Aagaard, 1930, end map). Canal Larsen (Argentina. IGM map, 1946; Pierrou, 1970, p.470; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.177). The channel was surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1953-54. Caleta [sic] Larsen (Argentina. MM chart 121, 1954). Estrecho Larsen (Argentina. MM chart FI, 1954). The channel was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Proliv Larsen (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).
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