Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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Mackellar Inlet (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mackellar Inlet (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Inlet
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:
NW arm of Admiralty Bay (q.v.), King George Island, was charted by FAE, 1908-10, in December 1909 and named Fiord Mac Kellar, probably after Campbell D. Mackellar, Scottish traveller and author (Charcot, 1912, Pl.1). Mackellar Inlet (BA chart 3213, 14.i.1929; APC, 1955, p.14; BA chart 1774, 14.ix.1962). Estrecho Mackellar (Chile. DNH chart 502, 1947). Ensenada Mackellar (Argentina. MM chart 104, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.498; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.191). Ensenada Mackelar [sic] (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.198d). Mackeller [sic] Inlet, in error (APC, 1962, p.20). Caleta Tarragona, so called by AAE "in honour of the representative of Santa Fé before the First Junta" (Argentina. MD, 1978, letter T).
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