Ambush Bay (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Ambush Bay (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Bay
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
N coast of Joinville Island, was called Bahïa Carminatti after Gualterio Carminatti, naval engineer of Swiss birth, who served 38 years in the Argentine Navy and who in 1903 was Chief Engineer in Uruguay, which rescued members of SwAE (Argentina. MM, 1956, p.115; Pierrou, 1970, p.242); following survey by FIDS from Hope Bay , 1953-54, named Ambush Bay, because the bay may trap the unwary mariner if its dangers are not known (APC, 1958, p.4; BA chart 3205, 23.xi.1962).
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