Meek Channel (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Meek 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 NW-SE between Grotto Island and Corner Island to NE, and Galindez Island to SW, Argentine Islands (q.v.), Graham Coast, was charted by BGLE in 1935 and named after William McC. Meek, British marine architect and surveyor who assisted in preparing the expedition ship Penola for her voyage south (Fleming and others, 1938, map facing p.576; BA chart 3213, 7.ii.1947; APC, 1955, p.15; DOS 210 Argentine Islands sheet, 1964). McMeek [sic] Channel ([Debenham], 1936, p.161). Canal de Meek (Rymill and others, 1943, map facing p.72). Détroit Debonnaire [=meek strait] (Rouch, 1944, map p.11). Canal Meek (Argentina. MM, 1958b, p.151; Pierrou, 1970, p.513; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.198).
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