Name details

Botany Bay

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107880

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

between Church Point and Camp Hill, Trinity Peninsula, on N side of Prince Gustav Channel, following survey by FIDS from Hope Bay in December 1946, was named from the fossil plants collected there (BA chart 3205, 23.ix.1949; APC, 1955, p.6; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/13, 1-DOS 1974). Bahía Botánica (Chile. DNH chart L, 1951; [misapplied to bay between Bald Head and Crystal Hill] Argentina. MM chart 124, 1957; [correctly applied] Chile. IHA, 1974, p.51).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 41' 00.0" S
- 63.68333°
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Longitude:
57° 53' 00.0" W
- 57.88333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
21-Nov-1949

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