Oscar Cove (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Oscar Cove (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Cove
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 Stony Point and Garzón Point, Danco Coast, was roughly charted by the whalers from 1912, when the name Coughtrey Cove (Coughtrey Peninsula, q.v.) was applied probably to this feature (Ferguson, chart, 1918a); further charted by BAE, 1920-22, and called South Bay (Lester, 1920-22a, Vol.4, p.171); recharted by AAE, 1949-50, and named Caleta Oscar from the forename of the Second-in-command of the expedition ship Chiriguano (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.253; Pierrou, 1970, p.569). Bahía Skontrop [sic], in error (Skontorp Cove, q.v.) (Argentina. MM chart 106a, 1954). The cove was photographed from the air by FIDASE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Danco Island", 1956-57. Oscar Cove (USHO, 1961, p.152a; APC, 1980, p.4).
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