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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Bolsón Cove (USA) 65° 09' 00.0" S 63° 05' 00.0" W Cove
Name ID: 122686 Place ID: 1547

Cove at the head of Flandres Bay, lying immediately E of Etienne Fjord, along the W coast of Graham Land. First charted by the BelgAE under Gerlache, 1897-99. The name appears on an Argentine government chart of 1954 and is probably descriptive; "bolson" is Spanish for a large purse.

Bolsón, bahía (ARG) 65° 09' 00.0" S 63° 05' 00.0" W Cove
Name ID: 100300 Place ID: 1547

Cruz, Bahía (CHL) 65° 09' 00.0" S 63° 05' 00.0" W Cove
Name ID: 134498 Place ID: 1547

El nombre fue puesto en 1962 por el Instituto Hidrográfico de la Armada de Chile en honor al capitán de navío Gustavo Cruz Cáceres, comodoro de la Expedición Antártica Chilena de 1957-1958. Bahía de aproximadamente 1 milla de ancho, por 1,5 de saco hacia el SSW, que se abre entre bahía Etienne y bahía Pelletan, en el fondo del saco y sobre la costa S de bahía Flandres, costa occidental de la península de Tierra de O'Higgins.

Mount Torckler (AUS) 66° 52' 00.1" S 52° 43' 59.9" E Mountain
Name ID: 1547 Place ID: 14820

A mountain in Enderby Land about 5 km south-east of Mount Smethurst. Plotted from air photographs taken by ANARE in 1957. Named after R.M. Torckler, radio officer at Wilkes in 1961.

Schulze Cove (GBR) 65° 09' 00.0" S 63° 06' 00.0" W Cove
Name ID: 111082 Place ID: 1547

S arm of Flandres Bay, Danco Coast, was roughly charted by FAE, 1903-05 (Lecointe, 1903, Carte 5); further charted by AAE, 1951-52, and called descriptively Bahía Bolsón [=purse bay] (Argentina. MM chart A-2-A, 1954; Pierrou, 1970, p.208); following survey by FIDS from Shackleton in February 1956 and air photography by FIDASE, 1956-57, and in association with the names of pioneers of photography grouped in this area, named after Joseph Heinrich Schulze (1687-1744), German anatomist who, in 1725, discovered that the darkening of silver salts by light could be applied to the making of transient images, an important step towards the invention of photography (APC, 1960, p.7). Bahía Cruz, so called by CAE after Capt. Gustavo Cruz Cáceres, of the Chilean Navy, commanding CAE, 1957-58 (Chile. DNH chart 1502, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.88). Bolsón Cove (USBGN, 1965, p.93).

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