Salvesen Cove (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Salvesen 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 Valdivia Point and Brabazon Point, Hughes Bay, Danco Coast, was roughly charted by BeAE in January 1898; further charted by the whalers from 1911-12 and named Salvesen B. after Chr. Salvesen and Co., whalers of Leith, Scotland, who operated in this area (HA chart, 1928). Salvesen Bay (Wilkins, 1929, p.364). Salvesen Cove (USAAF chart [LR-74], 1942; BA chart 3205, 1945; APC, 1955, p.18; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959). Salveson [sic] Cove (USAAF chart 1762, 1946). Caleta Salvesen (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.645; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.254). Baie Salveson [sic] (France. SHM chart 5452, 1951). The cove was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Portal Point", 1957-58. Seno Campos Urquiza, presumably referring to the NW arm of the cove, after Contra-almte Campos Urquiza, of the Argentine Navy (Argentina. MD, 1978, letter C).
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