Sturm Cove (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Sturm 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:
off S side of Ferguson Channel, Danco Coast, was charted by whalers, c. 1913-14 (Ferguson, 1921, map p.46); further charted by AAE, 1949-50, and called Caleta Mascías after Tte Eladio Mascías, of the Argentine Navy in the expedition tugboat Chiriguano, who worked in the area (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.253; chart 106, 1954; Pierrou, 1970, p.510); photographed from the air by FIDASE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Danco Island", 1956-57; in association with the names of pioneers of photography grouped in this area, named after Johann Christoph Sturm (1635-1703), German mathematician who, in 1676, designed the first satisfactory portable reflex camera obscura for drawing, a stage in the evolution of the photographic camera (APC, 1960, p.7; BA chart 3566, 25.viii. 1961). A refuge hut was established E of the cove by AAE, 1954-55, and called "Refugio Conscripto Ortíz" after Carlos Ortíz, a sailor in Bahía Aguirre who died in an accident in that season (Argentina. MM, 1957a, p.113; Pierrou, 1970, p.261). The hut is believed to have been destroyed by ice, 1961-62. Mascías Cove (USBGN, 1965, p.101). Sturar [sic] Cove (BA, 1974, p.187).
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