Name details

Martel Inlet

Martel Inlet (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Martel Inlet  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110022

Feature type: Inlet

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

NE arm of Admiralty Bay (q.v.), King George Island, between Plaza Point and Point Hennequin, was charted by FAE, 1908-10, in December 1909 and named Fiord Martel after J.L. Martel, French politician (Charcot, 1912, Pl.1). Martel Inlet (BA chart 3213, 14.i.1929; APC, 1955, p.14; BA chart 1774, 14.ix.1962). The FIDS station "Admiralty Bay" was established on the W shore of the inlet in 1947. Estrecho Martel (Chile. DNH chart 502, 1947). Ensenada Martel (Argentina. MM chart 104, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.507; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.195). Ensenada Martell [sic] (Argentina. MM chart XI, 1954). Bukhta Martel' (Govorukha and Simonov, 1973a, map p.9).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 05' 16.8" S
- 62.08800°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
58° 21' 31.6" W
- 58.35878°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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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:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

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