Eagle Cove

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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Place ID: 4016
Name ID: 108608

Feature type: Cove

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

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).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 24' 00.0" S
- 63.40000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
57° 00' 00.0" W
- 57.00000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

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:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
21-Nov-1949

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