Name details

Sentry Cove

Sentry Cove (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Sentry Cove  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111117

Feature type: Cove

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

W of Demay Point, Admiralty Bay, King George Island, following geological work by BAS, 1975-76, was so named from the serried row of up-ended whale skulls along the beach at the head of the cove (APC, 1980, p.5). Paradise Cove, so called by PAE from its picturesque appearance (Birkenmajer, 1979b, map Fig. 3, p.3). Rajska Zatoka [=paradise bay] (Birkenmajer, 1980b, p.81).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 12' 59.0" S
- 62.21639°
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Longitude:
58° 26' 02.5" W
- 58.43403°
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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:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
7-Feb-1978

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