Name details

Bigourdan Fjord

Bigourdan Fjord (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Bigourdan Fjord  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 122516

Feature type: Fjord (3)

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 sound, 12 mi long in an E-W direction and averaging 2 mi wide, lying between Pourquoi Pas Island and the SW part of Arrowsmith Peninsula, along the W coast of Graham Land. Discovered by the FrAE, 1908-10, under Charcot, and named by him for Guillaume Bigourdan, noted French astronomer. It was roughly surveyed by the BGLE, 1934-37, under Rymill, and resurveyed by the FIDS, 1948-50.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 33' 00.0" S
- 67.55000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
67° 23' 00.0" W
- 67.38333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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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:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1953

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