English Coast

English Coast (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

English Coast  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 4273
Name ID: 108691

Feature type: Coast


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

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W coast of Palmer Land from Buttress Nunataks to N tip of Rydberg Peninsula in 80°06'W, was roughly mapped from the ground by USAS in December 1940, and further reconnoitred on USAS flights; named Robert English Coast after Capt. Robert A.J. English, USN, Executive Secretary of USAS; commanding Bear of Oakland, Byrd Antarctic Expedition, 1933-35; editor of Sailing directions for Antarctica (USHO, 1943) ([73°W to 78°W] USHO, 1943, p.169; [68°W to 87°W] USHO chart 2562, 1943; [Carroll Inlet to Thurston Island] USAAF chart [AP-]43, 1943; [67°W to Smyley Island] USBGN, 1947, p.220; [67°W to Rydberg Peninsula] USBGN, 1956, p.260; [Seward Mountains to Carroll Inlet] USHO chart 6638, 1962). Costa Inglesa Robert ([69°W to 84°W] Argentina. IGM map, 1946; [69°W to 81°W] Vila Labra, 1947, map facing p.200). George Bryan Coast, including part of present feature between 78°W and 80°W, after Rear Adm. George Sloan Bryan, USN (b.1884), Hydrographer of the USN, 1938-46 (USBGN, 1947, p169; USHO chart 1809, 1948). [Bryan Coast is now defined as extending from 80°06'W to 89°35'W, outside BAT (Alberts, 1966, p.275)]. The coast was photographed from the air by RARE, 23 December 1947 (Ronne, 1949, end map). Robert English Kyst (Hansen, chart [no number], 1947). Costa Inglesa, from 74°W to 82°30'W (Argentina. IGM map, 1948). Bereg Roberta Inglisha (Aleyner, 1949, map p.343). Robert English-Kysten (Rønne, 1950b, p.154). Costa George Bryan, including W end only of present feature (Argentina. MM chart N-"P"-1, 1952). Costa Robert English (Argentina. MM chart N-"P"-1, 1953; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.243). Costa Jorge Bryan, including W end only of present feature (Argentina. IGM map, 1954). Costa Roberto English (Argentina. IGM map, 1954). English Coast ([between 70°W and 80°W] Kosack, 1954, Tafel 46; [with present definition] Alberts, 1966, p.275; USGS sketch map Bryan Coast-Ellsworth Land, 1968; APC, 1975, p.3; BA, 1976, p.4). English-Küste (Kosack, 1955a, end map). Côte Robert English r (France. SHM chart 5879, 1956). Costa R. English, Costa English (Zavatti, 1958, Tav. 6, 12-13). Anglické Pob e i (Bártl, 1958, map facing p.144). Bereg Robert Inglish (Soviet Union. UNGSVF chart 334, 1958). Côte de Robert English (Cailleux, 1963, p.10). The whole coast was photographed from the air by USN, 1965-66. Bereg Dzhordzha Brayana, incorrectly shown extending E of 80°W (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl. 24). Bryan Coast, incorrectly shown extending E of 80°W (USOO chart 6638, 1967).

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73° 30' 00.0" S
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73° 00' 00.0" W
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Not recorded
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