Bolinder Bluff (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Bolinder Bluff (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Bluff
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:
SW side of Venus Bay, King George Island, was noted by Sherratt in January-February 1821 as one of the few snow-free features on the island but not named ([Sherratt], 1821, col. 1215); charted by DI in 1937 and named after the Bolinder boat engine, the break-down of which was the reason for a DI party of six men being marooned on the beach below the bluff for nine days in January 1937 (Ommaney, 1938, p.260-301) (Hill and others, chart, 1937b; APC, 1960, p.3; DOS 610 sheet W 62 56, 1968). Bolinder Beach ([referring to the beach below the bluff] Tyrrell, 1945, p.45; [referring to the W-most part of Venus Bay, following visit by FIDS in October 1949] Hattersley-Smith, 1951, map, p.69). Pico Brimstone, in error (Brimstone Peak, q.v.) (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.199). Pico Amarïllo [=yellow peak] (Argentina. MM chart 126, 1960).
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