Maskelyne Passage (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Maskelyne Passage (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Passage
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:
between Cat Island, Runnelstone Rock and Hummock Island to W, and Larrouy Island and Tadpole Island to E, Graham Coast, 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 Harrison Passage (q.v.), named after The Rev. Nevil Maskelyne (1732-1811), English Astronomer Royal, 1765-1811, who started the Nautical Almanac in 1767 (APC, 1959a, p.9; BA chart 3573, 26.viii.1960). Paso Maskelyne (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.196).
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