Oviedo Cove

Oviedo Cove (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Oviedo Cove  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 10779
Name ID: 110465

Feature type: Cove

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

SE of Cape Wiman, Seymour Island. Called "Caleta Oviedo" by Argentina after an Argentine sailor who died in the Antarctic (Argentina. MD, 1978, letter O). The name "Larsen Cove", after Kapt. C.A. Larsen was later applied to the feature by USARP geologists (Zinsmeister, 1980, p. 25; Brecher and Tope, 1988, loose map).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 13' 30.0" S
- 64.22500°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
56° 35' 30.0" W
- 56.59167°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
13-May-1991

Related information

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