Name details

Shirreff Cove

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 131550

Feature type: Cove (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 cove or anchorage, situated immediately SW of Cape Shirreff along the N side of Livingston Island, in the South Shetland Islands. Edward Bransfield, Master, RN, named a cove in this vicinity for Capt. William H. Shirreff British commanding officer in the Pacific in 1820. Present application of the name is based upon the location shown on Capt. George Powell's map, published by Laurie in 1822.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 28' 00.0" S
- 62.46667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
60° 48' 00.0" W
- 60.80000°
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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-1953

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