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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Antarctic Sound (RUS) 63° 30' 00.0" S 56° 30' 00.0" W Sound
Name ID: 116840 Place ID: 420

Antarctic Sound (GBR) 63° 26' 00.0" S 56° 39' 00.0" W Sound
Name ID: 107533 Place ID: 420

separating d'Urville Island, Joinville Island and Dundee Island from Trinity Peninsula and bounded, to N, by a line joining Cape Dubouzet and Turnbull Point and, to S, by a line joining Cape Scrymgeour and Cape Purvis, was first sighted (at its N end) by FAE, 1837-40 (d'Urville, 1842, p.148); navigated and charted by SwAE on 15 January 1902, and named Antarctic-Sund, after the expedition ship Antarctic, lost in Eretus and Terror Gulf, 13 February 1903 (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 1, p. 65). Antarctics Sund (Nordenskjöld, 1904b, p. 165). Détroit de l'Antarctic (Nordenskjöld and others, [1904c], map p. 72-73. Antarctic Channel (Nordenskjöld and others, 1905, p.416). Antarctic Strasse (Nordenskjöld, 1905a, map p.236). Antarctic-Sond (Nordenskjöld and others, 1907, p.124). Estrecho de Joinville (Sobral, [1907], p. 139). Estrecho del Antártico, Seno Antártico (Riso Patron S., 1908, p. 13, end map). Stretto dell' Antarctic (Nordenskjöld, 1910, p.554). Antartic-Sund [sic] (Nordenskjöld, 1911b, Pl. 3 facing p.114). Antarctic Strait (Balch, 1912, map facing p.570). Antarktik-Sund (Nordenskjöld, 1913, p.5). Antarctic Straight (Lester, 1920-22a, Vol. 1, p.23). Antarctic Sundet (Palander, 1914, map p.16). Antarctic Sound (BA chart 3175, 31.x.1921; APC, 1955, p.4; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/14 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1973). Antarctica Strait (Ellsworth, 1938, p.263). Estrecho de Antártico (Argentina. IGM map, 1946). Estrecho Antártico (Vila Labra, 1947, map facing p.200). Paso Antártico (Chile. DNH chart L, 1947). Estrecho Antarctic (Argentina. MM chart 103, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.168). Proliv Antarktika (Soviet Union. BSE, 1950b, map following p.484). Antarctic (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.312). Estrecho Antartic [sic] (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.311). Antarctische Sond (Knapp, 1958, p.568). Prliv Antarktic (Bártl, 1958, map facing p.144). In 1958-59 the sound was recharted by an RN Hydrographic Survey unit from John Biscoe (BA chart 3205, 23.xi.1962). Paso Antarctic (Chile. DNH chart 1400, 1961; IHA, 1974, p.29). Proliv Antarkticheskiy (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Proliv Antarktik (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl. 24). Paso Antartic (Chile. IGM map 5, 1966).

Antarctic Sound (USA) 63° 20' 00.0" S 56° 45' 00.0" W Sound
Name ID: 121849 Place ID: 420

Body of water about 30 mi long and from 7 to 12 mi wide, separating the Joinville Island group from the NE end of Antarctic Peninsula. The sound was named by the SwedAE under Nordenskjold for the expedition ship Antarctic which in 1902, under the command of Capt. C.A. Larsen, was the first vessel to navigate it.

Antarctic, estrecho (ARG) 63° 20' 00.0" S 56° 45' 00.0" W Sound
Name ID: 100100 Place ID: 420

hacia el NE de península Trinidad, separa a ésta de las islas Joinville. Bautizado por la expedición sueca del Dr. Nordenskjöld durante 1902 en recuerdo del "ANTARCTIC", buque que lo navegó por primera vez bajo la comandancia del Capitán Larsen. Fue publicado por primera vez en la carta 102, año 1949, tercera edición. SHN carta H-713.

Antarctic, Paso (CHL) 63° 25' 00.0" S 56° 45' 00.0" W Sound
Name ID: 105110 Place ID: 420

El nombre le fue puesto por la Expedición Antártica Sueca de 1901-1903, al mando del Dr. Otto Nordenskjöld, y corresponde al del Buque Expedicionario "Antarctic", que en 1902, al mando del capitán C.A. Larsen, fue el primero en navegarlo. En algunas antiguas cartas chilenas figuró como paso Antártico, hasta 1961, año en que se volvió a su nombre original. Paso que separa las islas Joinville del extremo NE de la península Luis Felipe y corre a lo largo de esta costa por 32 millas en dirección NNW-SSE con un ancho medio de 10 millas, comunicando las aguas del estrecho Bransfield con el mar de Weddell.

Cirque Fjord (AUS) 67° 18' 03.0" S 58° 43' 29.0" E Fjord
Name ID: 420 Place ID: 2703

A fjord on the southern side of Law Promontory. The area was first visited by an ANARE party led by Peter W Crone in 1956. Mapped from air photographs taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition (1936-37) and called Botnfjorden (The Cirque Fjord).

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