Luitpold Coast

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

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

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Place ID: 8716
Name ID: 109921

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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NW coast of Coats Land (q.v), mainly fringed by ice shelf between c. 76°40'S 28°20'W and 78°00'S 36°00'W at E end of Filchner Ice Front. The coast was roughly charted by GAE, 1910-12, in January 1912 and named Prinzregent Luitpold Land after Prinzregent Luitpold of Bavaria (1821-1912), the SW limit of the land being in the vicinity of Vahsel Bay but the NE and S limits remaining undefined (Przybyllok, 1913, map p.5; BA, 1930, p.131). Prins-Regent Luitpold Land (Easton, 1913, p.165). Terre du Prince Régent Luitpold (Bongrain, 1914, Pl.1 following p.6). Prinz Luitpold Land (David, 1914, map p.607). Prince Regent Luitpold's Land (BA chart 1240, 9.x.1914). The coast was further charted by BITAE in January 1915. Kron Prinz Luitpold Land, referring to the GAE name (Bruce, 1917, p.258). Prinzregent Luitpolds Land (Nordenskjold, 1917, p.33). Prinz Regent Luitpold Coast (Wordie, 1918, footnote p.217), shortened to Luitpold Coast (Wordie, 1918, footnote p.217; [between c. 28°00'W and 35°00'W] BA chart 1240, 22.iv.1949; [as now defined] APC, 1955, p.14; BA chart 3176, 30.xi.1956; DOS 610 sheet W 77 32/34, 1963; BAS sheet Misc. 2, 1981). Luitpold Land (Shackleton, 1919, p.26; AGS map, sheet 1, [1928]). Leopold Coast, Leopold Kust (Shackleton, 1919, end map; [1921], end map). Prince-Regent Luitpold Land (Bartholomew, 1922, Pl.9). Tierra de Luitpold, Tierra de Prince Regente Luitpold (Hoxmark, 1924). Luitpold Föld (Shackleton, [1925], p.31). Terre Luitpold (CSM chart C' 1, 1925). Prinz Liutpold [sic] Land (Matthews, 1931, p.141). Leopold Coast (Prinzregent Luitpold Land) (Australia. DI map, 1939). Tierra Leopoldo (Cordovez Madariaga, 1945, p.45). Tierra del Principe Regente Leopoldo (Argentina. IGM map, 1945). Costa Leopoldo (Argentina. IGM map, 1946). Luitpolden Maa (Andersson, 1948, end map). Leopold Land (James, 1949, p.57). Zemlya Luitpol'da (Aleksandrov, 1949, map p.26). Tierra del Principe Leopoldo (CACA, 1949c, p.45). Luitpold-Küste (Georgi, 1951, p.81). Costa Luitpold (Argentina. MM chart N-"P"-l, 1952). Bereg Leopol'da (Baranov and others, 1954, map p.283). Tierras del Príncipe Regente Leopoldo, Prince Regent Luitpold Coast, Küste Prinzregent-Luitpold (Capurro, 1955, p.7, 114, 154). Luitpold-Kusten (Frödin, 1956, Front.). Côte Luitpold (France. SHM chart 5879, 1956). Costa Confín [=boundary coast], so called by AAE, 1953-54, as marking part of SE limit of Weddell Sea (Argentina. MM charts 122 and 123, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.258). The coast was recharted by TAE, 1955-57. Costa Leopold, as rejected form (Argentina. MM, 1957a, p.18). Koning Leopold Kust (Knapp, 1958, p.577). Bereg Luitpol'da (Soviet Union. UNGSVF chart 334, 1958). Costa Luitpolda, Terra Principe Reggente Luitpold (Zavatti, 1958, Tav. 6, 12-13). Luitpold Kust (Knapp, 1958, p.579). Luitpoldova Zeme (Bártl, 1958, map facing p.144). Bereg Kotsa [= Coats coast] (Nudel'man, 1960, loose map). Luitpoid [sic] Coast (USAF chart GNC 26, 1961). The coast was mapped from USLANDSAT and NOAA imagery, 1973-79.

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76° 40' 00.0" S
- 76.66667°
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28° 20' 00.0" W
- 28.33333°
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Not recorded
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