Name details

Yankee Harbor

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 133914

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 entered between Glacier Bluff and Spit Point, indenting the SW side of Greenwich Island in the South Shetland Islands. Yankee Harbor was known to both American sealers and the British as early as 1820, and this name is now established in international usage. Port Foster, the crater harbor of Deception Island, has at times also been referred to as Yankee Harbor.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 32' 00.0" S
- 62.53333°
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Longitude:
59° 47' 00.0" W
- 59.78333°
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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-1947

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