Name details

Neumayer Channel

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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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110338

Feature type: Channel

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

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

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 47' 00.0" S
- 64.78333°
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Longitude:
63° 27' 00.0" W
- 63.45000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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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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