Errera Channel

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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Place ID: 4323
Name ID: 108706

Feature type: Channel

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

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).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 43' 00.0" S
- 64.71667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
62° 36' 00.0" W
- 62.60000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
4-Sep-1957

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