Name details

Aguirre Passage

Aguirre Passage (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Aguirre Passage  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 121618

Feature type: Passage (9)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A marine channel between Lemaire Island and Danco Coast, permitting northern access to Paradise Harbor. The feature was navigated by the ship Belgica (BelgAE, 1897-99) and was known to Norwegian whalers in the area from 1913. Chilean Antarctic Expeditions operated a science station on Waterboat Point (q.v.) at Aguirre Passage from 1951-73. Named by the Chilean Antarctic Expedition, 1950-51, after Don Pedro Aguirre Cerda (1879-1941), President of Chile, 1938-41.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 49' 00.0" S
- 64.81667°
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Longitude:
62° 51' 00.0" W
- 62.85000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

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Date approved:
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