Name details

Esther Harbor

Esther Harbor (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Esther Harbor  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 124895

Feature type: Harbour (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

Small harbor at the W side of Venus Bay, lying immediately W of Pyrites Island and S of Gam Point, on the N coast of King George Island in the South Shetland Islands. The harbor was known to both American and British sealers as early as 1821. The sealing vessel Esther (Captain Low) of Boston worked in this area in the 1820-21 season.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
61° 55' 00.0" S
- 61.91667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
57° 59' 00.0" W
- 57.98333°
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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:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1960

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