Vahselbucht (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Vahselbucht (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Cove (3)
This name originates from Germany. It is part of the Germany Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
A small cove of variable extent at the outflow of Schweitzergletscher, Lerchenfeldgletscher and Penckgletscher flowing into Herzog-Ernst-Bucht, Prinzregent-Luitpold-Land, Coats Land, Weddell Sea; it is more an inlet or cove than a bay. Discovered during Deutsche Antarktische Expedition 1911/12 under Wilhelm Filchner. The name Vahselbucht (English name Vahsel Bay) is often wrongly used for the large bay Herzog-Ernst-Bucht.
Richard Vahsel (1868-1912), Captain of the erxpedition vessel 'Deutschland'; died during the expedition on 1912-AUG-08 at 10 a.m.
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