Bourgeois Fjord

Bourgeois Fjord (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Bourgeois Fjord  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 1665
Name ID: 107889

Feature type: Fjord

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

dividing Loubet Coast from Fallières Coast, was charted by FAE, 1908-10, and named Fiord Bourgeois after Col. Joseph E. Bourgeois, then Director of the Geographic Service of the French Army and a member of the Commission des Travaux Scientifiques of the expedition (Charcot, 1912, Pl. 1). Bourgeois Fd. (BA chart 3175, 9. x. 1914). The fjord was resurveyed by BGLE in July-August 1936. Bourgeois Fjord (Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.432; BA chart 3570, 5.i.1951; DCS 601 sheet 67 66, 1954; APC, 1955, p.6). Bourgeois Fiord (USBGN, 1947, p.139). Fiordo Bourgeois (Chile. DNH chart LIII, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.212; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.52). The fjord was further surveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1948-49. Bourgeoise [sic] Fiord (USHO, 1956, p.36). Burzhua-F'ord (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Seno Bourgeois (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.173).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 39' 00.0" S
- 67.65000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
67° 02' 00.0" W
- 67.03333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

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