Name details

Sea Leopard Patch

Sea Leopard Patch (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Sea Leopard Patch  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111096

Feature type: Sea

Origin

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:

Narrative

shoal with least depth of 18m, S of Stenhouse Bluff, Visca Anchorage (q.v.), Martel Inlet, Admiralty Bay, King George Island, was charted by DI in 1927 and named Sea-Leopard [sic] Patch after the leopard seal (Hydrurga leptonyx) (BA chart 3213, 14.i.1929; 1948, p.153; APC, 1955, p.19). Bajo Fondo Leopardo (Chile. DNH chart 502, 1947). Basse Sea-Leopard (France. SHM chart 5448, 1949). Manchón Leopardo Marino (Argentina. MM chart 136, 1957). Sea Leopard Patch (APC, 1960, p.7; BA chart 1774, 14.ix.1962). Banco Leopardo (Chile. DNH chart 502, 1961). Bajo Leopardo (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.182).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 04' 49.5" S
- 62.08042°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
58° 22' 24.8" W
- 58.37356°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
23-Sep-1960

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