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Schollaert Channel

Schollaert Channel (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Schollaert Channel  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111077

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:


running NW-SE from Dallmann Bay to Gerlache Strait between Hulot Peninsula (Brabant Island) to NE, and Guépratte Island and Parker Peninsula (Anvers Island) to SW. The SE entrance was roughly charted by BeAE, 30 January 1898, and the feature was named Chenal de Schollaert after Franc ois Schollaert (1851-1917), Belgian statesman; Ministre de l'Interieur et de l'Instruction Publique, 1895-99, who helped to secure Government support for BeAE (Lecointe, map, 1899; 1900a, map facing p.132). Strait of Schollaert (Cook, 1900, map p.xx). Canal de Schollaert ([Irízar], 1903, map facing p.4). The NW entrance was charted by FAE, 1903-05 (Charcot, 1906a, map facing p.316). Chenal Schollaert (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904c, map p.232-33). Schollaert Strait (Balch, 1904, map facing p.81). Schollaerts Sund, Schollaert-Sund, Estrecho Schollaert, Schollaerts Channel (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904a, Del.1, end map; 1904b, Vol.1, p.57; 1904-05, Tomo 1, end map; 1905, map facing p.316). Schollaert Sound (AGS, 1905, map facing p.702). Schollaert-Sond (Nordenskjöld and others, 1907, p.22). Chenal de Scholaert [sic] (Charcot, 1908, p.9). Canal Schollaerts (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map). Scholaert [sic] Channel (Charcot, [1911b], p.55). Dallmann Strait, in association with Dallmann Bay (q.v.) (Balch, 1912, map facing p.570 and p.576). The channel was recharted by DI in 1927. Schollart [sic]-Kanalen (HA chart 1928). Schollaert Channel (BA chart 3213, 14.i.1929; APC, 1955, p.19; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959). Schollaertkanalen (Aagaard, 1934, p.397). Schollart [sic] Channel (USAAF chart [LR-74], 1942). Canal Schollaert (Chile. DNH chart 510, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.256; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.255). Schollaert Straits (Stewart, 1947, p.229). Melchior Channel, apparently referring collectively to this feature and Dallmann Bay (James, 1949, p.72). Chenal de Shollaert [sic] (France. SHM chart 5504, 1951). Schollaert (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.248). The channel was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Schollaert Kanaal (Knapp, 1958, p.584). Scholleart [sic] Channel (FIG, 1959, p.69).

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64° 31' 00.0" S
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62° 50' 00.0" W
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Not recorded
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