Selvick Cove (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Selvick 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:
S of Spigot Peak, Errera Channel (q.v.), Danco Coast, was known to whalers from 1911 onwards (Birch, chart, 1911); roughly charted by AAE, 1953-54, and called Puerto Lote [=chance harbour] (Argentina. MM chart RO, 1954). An Argentine refuge hut called "Rada Lote" was established on the cove, 23 December 1953, but within days was destroyed probably by a gale (Thomas, 1956a, p.166). Puerto Marinero Lagarrique, so called by AAE after a naval cook who died in a crevasse accident in this area (Argentina. MM chart 129, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.505). Following air photography by FIDASE and ground survey by FIDS from "Danco Island", 1956-57, the feature was named Selvick Cove after the whaling ship Selvick which was wrecked in the vicinity, c. 1911 (APC, 1960, p.7; BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974). Lagarrique Cove (USBGN, 1965, p.100).
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