Name details

Mutton Cove

Mutton Cove (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Mutton Cove  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110286

Feature type: Cove

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

formed by Harp Island, Upper Island, Cliff Island and Girdler Island, off Holtedahl Bay, Graham Coast, was roughly charted by BGLE, 17-21 February 1936, and named after Mutton Cove, near Plymouth, England, which was well known to Lieut. R.E.D. Ryder, RN (Ryder Bay, q.v.) from his time in a training ship at Devonport and which is the site of the Plymouth Command memorial to Capt. R.F. Scott, RN, and his four companions ([Debenham], 1936, p.162; Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.400; BA chart 3196, 12.xi.1948; 3213, 6.x.1950; APC, 1955, p.15; BA chart 3213, 12.viii.1960). Caleta Cordero [translation of English name] (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.295; Pierrou, 1970, p.266). Anse Mutton (France. SHM, 1954, p.51). The cove was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Fondeadero Caleta Cordero, referring to the anchorage (Argentina. MM, 1957b, p.148). Martin Cove, in error (BA, 1961, p.181). Caleta Mutton (Chile. DNH chart 1502, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.206).

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Location

Latitude:
66° 00' 00.0" S
- 66.00000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
65° 39' 00.0" W
- 65.65000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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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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