Admiralty Sound

Admiralty Sound (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Admiralty Sound  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 89
Name ID: 107456

Feature type: Sound

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

separating Seymour Island and Snow Hill Island from James Ross Island, was discovered in its N part by Ross, 6 January 1843, and named Admiralty Inlet, its full extent being unknown (Ross, 1847a, p.343; BA chart 1238, 1844). Canal Admiralty (Spain. DH chart, 1861). Admiralty Bai (Friederichsen, 1895, Tafel 7 facing p.304). Fjord dell' Ammiragliato (Gerlache, 1902a, end map). The feature was charted and proved to be a sound by SwAE, 9-10 March 1902 (Nordenskj"ld and others, 1905, p.137). Bah¡a Almirant zgo ([Ir¡zar], 1903, map facing p.128). Admiralit"tsbucht (Nordenskj"ld and others, 1904b, Vol. 1, p.161). Admiralit"ts-Sund (Nordenskj"ld and others, 1904b, Vol. 1, p.118). Admiralitets-Sundet (Nordenskj"ld, 1904b, p.166). Admiralty Bay (Ir¡zar, 1904, p.587). Admiralty Sound (Nordenskj"ld, 1904f, map facing p.128; BA chart 3205, 31.x.1921; APC, 1955, p.4; BAS 250 sheet SQ 21-22/1 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1974). Admiralty Sund (Faustini, 1904, p.6). Estrecho del Almirant zgo (Nordenskj"ld, 1904c, p.23). Golfo del Almirant zgo (Nordenskj"ld, 1904c, p.12). Amiralitets-Sundet, Amiralitets-Viken (Nordenskj"ld, 1904a, p.49-50). D'troit de l'Amiraut' (Nordenskj"ld and others, [1904c], map p.232-33). Admiralit"t-Strasse (Nordenskj"ld, 1905a, map p.236). Admiraliteits-Sond (Nordenskj"ld and others, 1907, p.49). Stretto dell' Ammiragliato (Duse, 1907, p.56). Seymour-Meer, probably referring to N part (Nordenskj"ld and others, 1907, p.63). Admiralit"ts Strasse (Nordenskj"ld, 1911b, Karte 3). Admiralty S. (HA chart, 1928). Admiralty Strait (AGS map, sheet 1, [1928]). Admiraltysundet (Aagaard, 1930, end map). Paso Almirant zgo (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947; IHA, 1974, p.25). Estrecho Almirant zgo (Argentina. MM chart 103, 1949). The sound was surveyed by FIDS from Hope Bay , 1952-54. Estrecho Thompson (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.321). Estrecho Admiralty (Cordini, 1955, p.5). Estrecho Bouchard, after Tte Coronel de Marina Hip¢lito Bouchard (1783-1837), of the Argentine Navy, who fought under General San Mart

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Location

Latitude:
64° 20' 00.0" S
- 64.33333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
57° 10' 00.0" W
- 57.16667°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

Related information

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