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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Cordero, caleta (ARG) 66° 05' 00.0" S 65° 38' 00.0" W Cove
Name ID: 100559 Place ID: 10023

Mutton Cove (GBR) 66° 00' 00.0" S 65° 39' 00.0" W Cove
Name ID: 110286 Place ID: 10023

formed by Harp Island, Upper Island, Cliff Island and Girdler Island, off Holtedahl Bay, Graham Coast, was roughly charted by BGLE, 17-21 February 1936, and named after Mutton Cove, near Plymouth, England, which was well known to Lieut. R.E.D. Ryder, RN (Ryder Bay, q.v.) from his time in a training ship at Devonport and which is the site of the Plymouth Command memorial to Capt. R.F. Scott, RN, and his four companions ([Debenham], 1936, p.162; Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.400; BA chart 3196, 12.xi.1948; 3213, 6.x.1950; APC, 1955, p.15; BA chart 3213, 12.viii.1960). Caleta Cordero [translation of English name] (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.295; Pierrou, 1970, p.266). Anse Mutton (France. SHM, 1954, p.51). The cove was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Fondeadero Caleta Cordero, referring to the anchorage (Argentina. MM, 1957b, p.148). Martin Cove, in error (BA, 1961, p.181). Caleta Mutton (Chile. DNH chart 1502, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.206).

Mutton Cove (USA) 66° 00' 00.0" S 65° 39' 00.0" W Cove
Name ID: 129243 Place ID: 10023

An anchorage 0.5 mi NE of the S end of Beer Island in the Biscoe Islands. The cove is formed by four small islands, Harp, Upper, Cliff and Girdler Islands. Beer Island shelters the cove from the west. Charted in 1936 by the BGLE under Rymill and, at the suggestion of Lt. R.G.D. Ryder, RN, captain of the days in a training ship at Devonport.

Mutton, Caleta (CHL) 66° 00' 00.0" S 65° 40' 00.0" W Cove
Name ID: 105978 Place ID: 10023

Fue cartografiado por la Expedición Antártica Británica de 1934-1937, bajo la dirección de John Rymill, quien le dio el nombre a sugerencia del teniente R.E.D. Ryder R.N., capitán del buque expedicionario "Penola", porque dicho nombre le recordaba una época anterior en un buque escuela en Devonport. Caleta situada en el centro de grupo de 4 islotes que emergen a 5 cables de distancia, frente a la costa SE de la isla Beer, 7,5 cables al W de punta Prospect de la costa W de la península Tierra de O'Higgins.

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