Acosta, caleta

Acosta, caleta (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Acosta, caleta  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 45
Name ID: 100011

Feature type: Cove (3)

Origin

This name originates from Argentina. It is part of the Nomenclador Antártico Argentino and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

En costa S de bahía Guillermina, costa W de la península Antártica. El topónimo recuerda al Marinero de 1ra. Guillermo Acosta, de la dotación del 2do. viaje de la Corbeta "URUGUAY" a la Antártida para relevar el personal del Observatorio Orcadas y obtener noticias de la Expedición Francesa del Dr. Charcot, en 1904. El nombre surgió de una lista proporcionada por la división de Estudios Históricos Navales en el año 1975. Fue publicado por primera vez en 1974 en la carta H-714 y figura en la publicación TSAA2. SHN carta H-714.

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Location

Latitude:
64° 42' 00.0" S
- 64.70000°
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Longitude:
62° 03' 00.0" W
- 62.05000°
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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 Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

Status:
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Date approved:
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Related information

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