Peltier Channel (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Peltier 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:
elbow-shaped channel separating Doumer Island from Wiencke Island, entered from the N between Damoy Point and Gauthier Point, and from the S between Py Point and Cape Errera, was probably sighted by BeAE in February 1898 (Lecointe, 1903, Carte 5); charted by FAE, 1903-05, and named Chenal Peltier after Jean-Charles-Athanase Peltier (1785-1845), French physicist (Charcot, 1906b, p.471; Matha and Rey, 1911, Pl.4). Chenal de Peltier (Rouch, 1911, p.14). Peltier Channel (BA chart 3205, 31.x.1921; 3213, 14.i.1929; 7.ii.1947; APC, 1955, p.16; BA chart 3572, 25.vii.1958). The channel was further charted by DI in 1927. Peltier Sound (Holtedahl, 1929, p.9). Détroit Peltier (France. SHM, 1937, p.406). The channel was surveyed by FIDS from "Port Lockroy" in 1944. Canal Peltier (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.582; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.223). Estrecho Peltier (Cordini, 1955, p.15). Peltier Kanaal (Knapp, 1958, p.582). Canal Pelpier [sic] (Johnson, 1972, p.89).
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