Name details

Tay, Estrecho

Tay, Estrecho (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Tay, Estrecho  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Chile Gazetteer Id 135126

Feature type: Strait (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

Descubierto en 1892-1893 por el capitán Thomas Robertson de la expedición ballenera de Dundee. El nombre se lo dio Robertson por el estero (firth) de Tay, Escocia. Estrecho de aproximadamente 12 millas de largo y de un ancho promedio de 6 millas, que se extiende en dirección NW-SE entre el lado NE de la isla Dundee y la porción E de la isla Joinville. Limita al W con el estrecho Active, con el cual completa la separación entre las islas Dundee y Joinville.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 22' 00.0" S
- 63.36667°
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Longitude:
55° 45' 00.0" W
- 55.75000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

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Date approved:
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