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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Potter Cove (GBR) 62° 14' 01.7" S 58° 41' 04.2" W Cove
Name ID: 110689 Place ID: 11521

between Winship Point and Three Brothers Hill, S King George Island, was roughly charted by nineteenth-century sealers (having been discovered by Capt. John Roberts, of the King George from Liverpool) and described as the best harbour on the coast of the island (Fildes, 1821a); named Potter's Cove, possibly after Capt. Samuel Potter, a British navigator of the period (Sherratt, 1821, col. 1215; Powell, chart, 1822a; Foster and Kendall, chart, 1829a). Potters Cove (Fildes, 1821a; Weddell, 1825a, map facing p.132; BA, 1930, p.61). Ance Potter's (Powell, 1824a, map facing p.5). Potters Bucht (Weddell, 1827, third end map). Cala Petter's [sic] (Spain. DH chart 458, 1861). The cove was visited by GAE, 1873-74, and some of the crew of the American sealing ship Florence wintered there in 1877 (Florence Nunatak, q.v.). Potter Cove (Balch, 1904, map facing p.81; BA, 1930, p.61; chart 3205, 12.ii.1954; APC, 1955, p.17; BA chart 1774, 14.ix.1962). H vre Peter [sic], H vre Petter [sic] (Charcot, 1912, Pl. 1 and 11). H vre Potter (Bongrain, 1914, vue following p.60). The cove was recharted by DI, 1934-35. Petter [sic] Cove (France. SHM, 1937, p.393). An Argentine refuge hut was established on the cove, 27 January 1948, and called "Jubany" after Tte Jubany, pilot in the Argentine Navy who was killed in an air accident near the Rio Gallegos (Thomas, 1956a, p.161; BAS sheet Misc. 2, 1981); it was then occupied seasonally until 1982, when it became a permanent station. A FIDS survey party from "Admiralty Bay" found the refuge hut unoccupied, 30 July 1949, and also found a commemorative plaque erected on the beach by GAE, 1873-74 (Hattersley-Smith, 1951, p.70). Caleta Potter (Argentina. MM chart 104, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.599; Chile. IHA 1974, p.230). The cove was further charted from HMS Veryan Bay (Cdr. L. R. P. Lawford, RN), 1954-55, and photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956. "Refugio Teniente Jubany" (Argentina. MM, 1957b, p.47; Pierrou, 1970, p.683). Crique Potter, Cala Potter (Fourcade, 1960, p.14, 16). "Ten'yente-Khubani" (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl. 24). Bukhta Potter, "Potter" [referring to the refuge] (Govorukha and Simonov, 1973, map Fig. 1, p.9). "Ten'yente Jubany" (Soviet Union. GUGK map 221, 1973).

Potter Cove (USA) 62° 14' 00.0" S 58° 42' 00.0" W Cove
Name ID: 130299 Place ID: 11521

Cove indenting the SW side of King George Island to the E of Barton Peninsula, in the South Shetland Islands. Potter Cove was known to sealers as early as 1821, and the name is now well established in international usage.

Potter, caleta (ARG) 62° 14' 00.0" S 58° 41' 00.0" W Cove
Name ID: 101894 Place ID: 11521

Potter, Caleta (CHL) 62° 14' 00.0" S 58° 39' 00.0" W Cove
Name ID: 106114 Place ID: 11521

Caleta Potter fue conocida por los cazadores de focas el año 1821, y el nombre está ahora establecido internacionalmente. Se forma sobre la costa SW de la isla Rey Jorge, está a 3 millas al ESE de caleta Marian en las islas Shetland del Sur. Las costas N y E de la caleta están constituidas por glaciares. La costa S está formada por playa de arena.

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