Plata Passage (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Plata Passage (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Passage
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:
separating Brooklyn Island, Wilhelmina Bay, from Danco Coast and entered, to the NE, between Daedalus Point and Hobbs Point and, to the SW, between Wyck Island and Garnerin Point, was traversed and roughly charted by BeAE, 7 February 1898; named Chenal de la Plata after the Rio de la Plata (River Plate) and in recognition of Argentine assistance to the expedition (Lecointe, map, 1899; 1900a, map facing p.132). La Plata Channel (Arþtowski, 1901b, map facing p.464). La Plata-Kanal (Cook, 1903, map following p.x). Canal del Plata (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.247). The passage was photographed from the air by FIDASE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Danco Island" and "Portal Point", 1956-58. Plata Passage (APC, 1960, p.6; BA chart 3566, 25.viii.1961). Canal de la Plata (Pierrou, 1970, p.596).
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