Neko, Puerto

Neko, Puerto (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Neko, Puerto  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 10134
Name ID: 105996

Feature type: Harbour (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

Visto por primera vez y cartografiado en forma imprecisa por la Expedición Belga al mando del teniente Adrien de Gerlache, entre 1897-1899. Denominado así por el buque fábrica "Neko", de Mesers. Chr. Salvesen, el cual operó en las Shetland del Sur, península Tierra de O'Higgins por varias temporadas entre los años 1911-1912 y 1923-1924, y que uso varias veces este puerto. El nombre fue publicado por el geólogo escocés David Ferguson en 1921, después de visitar esta región en 1913. Pequeña bahía en el extremo interior NE de bahía Andvord en la costa W de la península Tierra de O'Higgins.

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Location

Latitude:
64° 51' 00.0" S
- 64.85000°
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Longitude:
62° 32' 00.0" W
- 62.53333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
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Approval status

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