Name details

Gossard Channel

Gossard Channel (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Gossard Channel  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 125824

Feature type: Channel (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.

Narrative

Narrow channel extending in an E-W direction between the Mariner Islands and Booth Peninsula in the central portion of the Highjump Archipelago. Mapped from air photos taken by USN Operation HighJump, 1946-47, and named by the US-ACAN for G.C. Gossard, Jr., air crewman on USN Operation HighJump photographic flights in this area and other coastal areas between 14° and 164° east longitude.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 05' 00.0" S
- 66.08333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
101° 13' 00.0" E
101.21667°
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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-1956

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