Grandidier, Canal

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

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

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Place ID: 5588
Name ID: 105625

Feature type: Channel (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

Cartografiado y denominado por la Expedición Antártica Francesa de 1903-1905 al mando del Dr. Jean B. Charcot; Alfred Grandidier, quien en esa época, era presidente de la Sociedad Geográfica de París. Masa de agua situada entre el N de las islas Biscoe y el W de las costas de la península Tierra de O'Higgins. El canal Grandidier está por lo general cubierto por gran cantidad de hielos flotantes que se desprenden del pack-ice continental.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 33' 00.0" S
- 65.55000°
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Longitude:
65° 44' 00.0" W
- 65.73333°
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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 Identifier:
Source Scale:
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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

Status:
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Date approved:
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Related information

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