Name details

Griffin Cove

Griffin Cove (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Griffin Cove  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 125949

Feature type: Cove

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 oval-shaped bay bounded to the NE, SE and SW by Gargoyle Bastion, Basilisk Crag and Organpipe Point, respectively, in NE Livingston Island. The bay is one of several features given the name of "fabulous beasts" in the Williams Point area. Named by the UK-APC (1998) after the griffin, a huge bird, often portrayed as a monster.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 28' 08.0" S
- 62.46889°
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Longitude:
60° 08' 43.0" W
- 60.14528°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
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-1998

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