Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Collated by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (Italy)
in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Eagle Cove (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Eagle Cove (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Cove
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:
SW of Seal Point, Hope Bay, Trinity Peninsula, was roughly mapped by SwAE in 1903; re-mapped by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in 1945; called Handy Cove (James, 1949, p.85); named Eagle Cove after the Newfoundland sealing ship Eagle (Capt. R.C. Sheppard, Sheppard Point, q.v.), on charter to Operation "Tabarin" and FIDS, 1944-46, which landed stores here (BA chart 3213, 6.x.1950; APC, 1955, p.9; DOS 310 Hope Bay sheet, 1961). Caleta Eagle (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.311; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.111). Caleta Aquila [translation of English name] (Corte, 1955, Fig. 2). Caleta Águila (Argentina. MM, 1957a, p.168). Caleta Teniente Saborido, after Tte Lorenzo Saborido, of the Argentine Navy, commanding Austral (ex-Français) on the first relief of the Argentine station "Orcadas", South Orkney Islands, in 1905 (Pierrou, 1970, p.685).
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