Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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Errera Channel (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Errera Channel (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Channel
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:
separating Rongé Island from Danco Coast, was roughly charted by BeAE in February 1898 and named Chenal d'Errera after Prof. L.-A. Errera (Cape Errera, q.v.) (Lecointe, map, 1899; 1903, Carte 5.) Strait of Errera (Cook, 1900, map p.xx). Etrero [sic] Canal (Stefan, 1900, map facing p.532). Errera Channel (Arçtowski, 1901b, p.373; APC, 1958, p.4; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959; 3213, 12.viii.1960). Chenal de Errera (Gourdon, 1908, end map). Paradise Bay, in error (Paradise Harbour, q.v.) (Johannessen, chart, [1919-20]). The Channel (Lester, 1920-22a, Vol. 1, p.149). Orne and Lemaire Channel, as running from Orne Harbour towards Lemaire Island (Ferguson, 1921, p.47). Canal Errera (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.249; Pierrou, 1970, p.343; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.116). The channel was re-charted by FIDS from Norsel in April 1955 and from Shackleton in 1956-57. Canal de Errera (Alarcón and others, 1976, folding map).
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