Name details

Börgen Bay

Börgen Bay (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Börgen Bay  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107878

Feature type: Bay

Origin

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:

Narrative

SE coast of Anvers Island, N of Neumayer Channel, between Canty Point and Bay Point, was roughly charted by BeAE, 8 February 1898, and named Baie Börgen (Lecointe, map, 1899) or Baie de Börgen, (Gerlache, 1900b) after Dr Carl Nicolay Jensen Börgen (1843-1909), then Director of the Marinobservatorium, Wilhelmshaven, who advised the expedition geophysicist E. Danco (Danco Coast, q.v.) on observations to be made; member of the German North Pole Expedition, 1869-70 (K. Koldewey). Börgen Bay (BA chart 1238, viii.1900; APC, 1955, p.6; BA chart 3572, 29.xi.1974). Borgen Bay (Cook, 1900, map p.xx; BA chart 3205, 1.vi.1901; 3213, 18.vii.1947). Börgen Bucht (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 2, first end map). Börgens Bukt (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904a, Del. 1, end map). Bahïa Borgens (Nordenskjöld, 1904-05, Tomo 1, end map). Bahïa Borgen (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map; Pierrou, 1970, p.210; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.51). Baie de Borgen (Gourdon, 1908, end map). Borgen B. (HA chart, 1928). Bahïa Börgen (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.268). The bay was surveyed by FIDS from "Arthur Harbour" in 1955. William Bay, in association with Mount William (q.v.), as rejected name (USBGN, 1956, p.66).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 45' 00.0" S
- 64.75000°
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Longitude:
63° 31' 00.0" W
- 63.51667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

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