Lientur Channel

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Lientur Channel (64°50′S 63°0′W / 64.833°S 63.000°W / -64.833; -63.000Coordinates: 64°50′S 63°0′W / 64.833°S 63.000°W / -64.833; -63.000) is a channel between Lemaire Island and Bryde Island connecting Paradise Harbor with Gerlache Strait, off the west coast of Graham Land, Antarctica. It was first roughly charted by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition, 1897–99. The channel was named by the fourth Chilean Antarctic Expedition (1949–50) after the Lientur, one of the ships used during this expedition.[1]

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Lientur Channel" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).