Paradise Harbour

Paradise Harbour (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Paradise Harbour  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 10882
Name ID: 110496

Feature type: Harbour

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

bounded by Danco Coast to E and S, Lemaire Island to N, and Bryde Island to W, and entered by Aguirre Passage from NE, Bryde Channel from W, and Ferguson Channel from S, was roughly charted by BeAE in February 1898; further charted and named by the whalers operating in the area from 1913 (BA chart 3205, 28.vii.1933; APC, 1955, p.16; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959). Paradise Bay (Bagshawe, 1939, p.107). Paradise Harbor (USHO chart 5411, 1940; USBGN, 1949, p.43). Bahía Paraíso (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.575; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.219). Puerto Paradise (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949). Bahía Parais [sic] (Frödin, 1951, p.370). Puerto Paraíso (CACA, 1951a, p.65; [apparently referring to the whole sea area between Lemaire Island, Danco Coast and Bruce Island] Argentina. MM chart 129, 1957). Bahía Paraíso (Paradisbukten) (Frödin, 1951, p.376). Paraíso (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.253). Paraisobukten $RN (b.1941), a member of the survey party (BA, 1963, p.13; APC, 1964, p.4; BA chart 3577, 14.viii.1964).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 51' 00.0" S
- 64.85000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
62° 54' 00.0" W
- 62.90000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
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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:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

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