Spiller Cove (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Spiller 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:
SSW of Black Point, Livingston Island, was roughly charted by Fildes, 1820-21, and named Spillers Cove, probably after Capt. Ferdinand Spiller of the sealing ship Indian (Indian Rocks, q.v.) from Liverpool, who visited the South Shetland Islands, 1820-21, and brought back some of the crew of Fildes' ship Cora (Cora Cove, q.v.) from Desolation Island (Fildes, 1821c). Speller's [sic] Cove, Ance Speller's (Powell, chart, 1822a; 1824a, map facing p.5). Spill- ers Bucht (Fildes, 1827, p.452). The cove was further charted by DI in 1935. Sherriff [sic] Cove, Shirreff Cove (q.v.), in error (USHO, 1943, p.99). Caleta Shirreff (Argentina. MM chart 105, 1949). Caleta Garibaldi, so called by AAE after Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807-82), Italian military leader and patriot (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.219; Pierrou, 1970, p.383). Speller [sic] Cove (USHO, 1956, p.13). The cove was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS, 1957-59. Spiller Cove (APC, 1959a, p.11; DOS 610 sheet W 62 60, 1968). Caleta Speller [sic] (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.110; IHA, 1974, p.266).
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