Name details

Buls Bay

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108014

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 d'Ursel Point (q.v.) and Terrada Point, SE Brabant Island, was roughly mapped by BeAE, 30 January-6 February 1898, and named Baie Buls (Lecointe, map 1899) or Baie de Buls (Gerlache, 1900b, p.470; Lecointe, 1903, Carte 5), after M. Ch. Buls, Burgomaster of Brussels and a member of the SRBG Committee at the time, who assisted the expedition. Buls Bay (BA chart 1238, viii.1900; APC, 1955, p. 6; BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974). Buls Bucht (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 2, first end map). Bul [sic] Bay (Nordenskjöld and others, 1905, map facing p. 316). Bahïa Buls (Riso Paton S., 1908, end map; Pierrou, 1970, p. 224; Chile. IHA, 1974, p. 59). Buls B. (HA chart, 1928). Bulls [sic] Bay (BA chart 3570, 5.i.1951). The bay was surveyed by FIDS from Norsel in April 1955 and photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956-57.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 24' 00.0" S
- 64.40000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
62° 18' 00.0" W
- 62.30000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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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:
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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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