Name details

Almirante Merino, Canal

Almirante Merino, Canal (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Almirante Merino, Canal  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Chile Gazetteer Id 134768

Feature type: Passage (9)

Origin

This name originates from Chile. It is part of the Chile Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

El nombre corresponde al apellido del almirante José Toribio Merino Castro, Comandante en Jefe de la Armada de Chile, quien participó en el viaje presidencial al Territorio Chileno Antártico en 1997, del Presidente Augusto Pinochet Ugarte, a bordo del Transporte "Aquiles". Canal de aproximadamente 10 millas de largo en dirección general N-S, que separa a las islas Lientur, Nansen y Brooklyn de la península Tierra de O'Higgins, en el interior de la bahía Wilhelmina.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 40' 00.0" S
- 64.66667°
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Longitude:
62° 01' 00.0" W
- 62.01667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

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Date approved:
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