Name details

Bouquet Bay

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107888

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

bounded by Pasteur Peninsula (Brabant Island), Liège Island and Davis Island, was roughly charted by Foster in 1829 and called Melville Bay, probably after Robert Saunders Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville (1771-1851), First Lord of the Admiralty, 1812-27 (Foster and Kendall, chart, 1829a); recharted by FAE, 1903-05, and named Baie Bouquet de la Grye, after Jean-Jacques-Anatole Bouquet de la Grye (1827-1909), French hydrographer, member of the Institut de France, of the Bureau des Longitudes, and of the Commission that approved the plans of FAE and later published the scientific results (Charcot, 1906b, p.ii, 469; 1906a, map facing p.316). Bouquet de la Grye Bay (BA chart 3205, vii. 1909; 1948, p.189). Bouquet de la Grye B. (HA chart, 1928). Boquet [sic] de la Grye Bay (USAAF chart [LR-74], 1942). Bah

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Location

Latitude:
64° 03' 00.0" S
- 64.05000°
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Longitude:
62° 10' 00.0" W
- 62.16667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
28-Jan-1953

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