Fildes Strait (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Fildes Strait (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Strait (9)
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:
Strait which extends in a general E-W direction between King George Island and Nelson Island, in the South Shetland Islands. This strait has been known to sealers in the area since about 1822, but at that time it appeared on the charts as Field's Strait. Probably named for Robert Fildes, a British sealer of that period.
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