Bigourdan, Seno

Bigourdan, Seno (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Bigourdan, Seno  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 1318
Name ID: 105184

Feature type: Fjord (3)

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 por la Expedición Antártica Francesa de 1908-1910, al mando de Charcot, quien le dio el nombre Fjord Bigourdan por el apellido de Guillaume Bigourdan, notable astrónomo francés. Fue levantado someramente por la BGLE de 1934-1937, al mando de Rymill, y relevantado por el FIDS, 1948-1950. Seno de 14 millas de largo en dirección ENE-WSW y de 2 millas de ancho medio, que se abre entre la costa N de la isla Pourquois-Pas y el cabo Saens, en la costa occidental de la Tierra de O'Higgins.

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Location

Latitude:
67° 33' 00.0" S
- 67.55000°
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Longitude:
67° 20' 00.0" W
- 67.33333°
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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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