Bigo Bay (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Bigo 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:
off Grandidier Channel, Graham Coast, was sighted by FAE, 1903-05, and together with Leroux Bay (q.v.) named Baie Leroux (Charcot, 1906b, p.475; 1906a, map facing p.316); roughly charted by FAE, 1908-10 (Charcot, 1912, Pl. 3); following survey by BGLE, 1935-36, separately named Bigo Bay in association with Mount Bigo (q.v.) (Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.400; BA chart 3175, 1.iii.1940; APC, 1955, p.5; DOS sheet W 65 64, 1959). Bahïa de Bigo (Rymill and others, 1943, map facing p.96). Bahïa Bigo (Argentina. IGM map, 1946; Pierrou, 1970, p.202; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.46). The bay was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956-57. Bukhta Bigo (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).
No images of this place could be found.