Neumayer Channel (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Neumayer 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 NE-SW and separating Wiencke Island from SE Anvers Island, with NE entrance between Cape Astrup and Félicie Point, and SW entrance between Cape Lancaster and Cape Kemp. The SW entrance was sighted by GAE, 1873-74, and the channel was called Roosen Strait (Petermann, map, 1875b) or Roosen-Strasse ([Petermann], 1875a) after a Hamburg patrician who contributed towards the cost of the expedition. Rosen [sic] Strasse (Fricker, 1898, map p.122). The channel was navigated and charted by BeAE, 8-9 February 1898; named Chenal de Neumayer after Georg Balthasar von Neumayer (1826-1909), German geographer and promoter of polar exploration; Founder and first Director of Deutsch
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