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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Danco Coast (RUS) 64° 45' 00.0" S 62° 00' 00.0" W Coast
Name ID: 117605 Place ID: 3304

Danco Coast (GBR) 64° 42' 00.0" S 62° 00' 00.0" W Coast
Name ID: 108419 Place ID: 3304

NW coast of Graham Land from Cape Herschel to Cape Renard, was sighted in its N part by Foster in 1829; the N part, together with Palmer Archipelago, was called Prince Williams Land after Prince William, Duke of Clarence (Clarence Island, q.v.) (Foster, [1829]; Foster and Kendall, chart, 1829a). The coast was roughly charted by BeAE, January-February 1898, and named Terre Danco (Lecointe, chart, 1899) or Terre de Danco (Gerlache, 1900b, p.474) after Lieut. Emile Danco (1869-99), of the Belgian Marine, geophysicist of the expedition, who died aboard the expedition ship Belgica, 5 June 1899. Danco Land ([Hughes Bay to Flandres Bay] BA chart 1240, [post-1898]; Cook, 1900, map p.xx; [Wilhelmina Bay to Flandres Bay] BA chart 3175, 7.iii.1901). Terra Danco, Terra di Danco (Gerlache, 1902a and end map). Tierra de Danco ([Ir¡zar], 1903, map facing p.128). Tierra Danco (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map). Dancok?ste (Nordenskj"ld, 1911b, Pl. 3 facing p.114). Terre de Banco [sic] (Bongrain, 1914, vue 14 following p.60). Danco Kust (Shackleton, [1921], end map). Danco Land Coast (Tyrrell, 1921, p.57). Danco Coast ([Charlotte Bay to Wilhelmina Bay] BA chart 3205, 31.x.1921; [Wilhelmina Bay to Flandres Bay] BA chart 3175,; [Salvesen Cove to Wilhelmina Bay] USHO chart 5411, 1940; [apparently limited to head of Wilhelmina Bay] USAAF chart [LR-74], 1942; [Salvesen Cove to Andvord Bay] USAAF chart 1762, 1945; [apparently Cape Anna to Andvord Bay] USHO chart 6650, 1947; [Hughes Bay to Flandres Bay] BA chart 3570, 5.i.1951; [Cape Sterneck (now Cape Herschel) to Cape Renard] APC, 1955, p.8; [Brialmont Cove to Cape Renard] USHO chart 6639, 1955; [with present definition] APC, 1961, p.2). Danco Kysten, limited to coast at head of Wilhelmina Bay (HA chart, 1928). C"te de Danco (France. SHM, 1937, p.403). Danco K?ste, from Charlotte Bay to Cape Renard (Germany. OK chart 1061, 1938). Costa Danco ([Cape Herschel to Cape Reclus] Argentina. IGM map, 1946; [Cape Murray to Cape Anna] Argentina. MM chart 94, 1949; [Cape Herschel to Cape Willems] Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949; [Cape Herschel to Cape Anna] Argentina. MM chart 110, 1949; [Cape Kater to Cape Renard] (Argentina. MM, 1953, .244; [Orl'ans Channel area to Wil- helmina Bay] Argentina. IGM map, 1954; [Cape Herschel to Cape Renard] Chile. IHA, 1974, p.91). Costa de Danco (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947; [Cape Herschel to Cape Renard] Pierrou, 1970, p.292). Tierra de Danko [sic] (Mann Fischer, 1948, maps facing p.316). The whole coast was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Dancova Zeme (B rtl, 1958, p.32). Danko-Kost (Nudel'man, 1960, loose map). Bereg Danko (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Danco Coast (USA) 64° 42' 00.0" S 62° 00' 00.0" W Coast
Name ID: 124079 Place ID: 3304

That portion of the W coast of the Antarctic Peninsula between Cape Sterneck and Cape Renard. This coast was explored in Jan. and Feb. of 1898 by the BelgAE under Gerlache, who named it for Lt. Emile Danco who died on the expedition.

Danco, costa (ARG) 64° 43' 00.0" S 61° 02' 00.0" W Coast
Name ID: 100618 Place ID: 3304

Danco, Costa de (CHL) 64° 41' 00.0" S 62° 09' 00.0" W Coast
Name ID: 105401 Place ID: 3304

Esta costa fue explorada en enero y febrero de 1898 por la Expedición Antártica Belga de 1897-1899, al mando del teniente Adrien de Gerlache, quien le dio el nombre por el teniente Emile Danco, fallecido durante la expedición. Recibe este nombre el extremo de la costa occidental de la península Tierra de O'Higgins comprendido entre los cabos Sterneck y Renard.

Danco, Terre de (BEL) 64° 42' 00.0" S 62° 00' 00.0" W Coast
Name ID: 104913 Place ID: 3304

Le Lieutenant d'artillerie Emile Danco, chargé du magnétisme, mourut au cours de l'E.A.B. 1897-1899 le 5 juin 1898.

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