Name details

Larsen Channel

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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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109739

Feature type: Channel

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

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).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 09' 00.0" S
- 63.15000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
56° 09' 00.0" W
- 56.15000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
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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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