Name details

Stella Creek

Stella Creek (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Stella Creek  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111389

Feature type: Watercourse

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

separating Winter Island from Galindez Island, Argentine Islands, Graham Coast, was charted by BGLE, 30 January 1935, and named after the expedition motor boat Stella Polaris ([Debenham], 1936, p.160; Fleming and others, 1938, map facing p.576; BA, 1948, p.202; chart 3213, 6.x.1950; APC, 1955, p.20; DOS 210 Argentine Islands sheet, 1964). Stella Inlet, referring to the inlet on the W coast of Galindez Island (Rymill, 1938b; BA chart 3213, 7.ii.1947). Canal Stella (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.291; Pierrou, 1970, p.672). Estero Stella (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.179; IHA, 1974, p.268).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 15' 00.0" S
- 65.25000°
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Longitude:
64° 16' 00.0" W
- 64.26667°
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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:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
21-Nov-1949

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