Name details

Carlsson Bay

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108094

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

SW coast of James Ross Island, was surveyed by SwAE in October 1903 and named J. Carlsons Bukt, after John Carlsson [sic], Swedish wholesale dealer who contributed towards the cost of the expedition (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904a, Del. 1, end map). J. Carlson Bucht (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 2, first end map). Baie Carlson (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904c, map p.232-33). Bahïa de J. Carlson (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904-05, Tomo 1, end map). J. Carlson Bay (Nordenskjöld and others, 1905, map facing p.316). John Carlsonbucht (Nordenskjöld, 1911b, p.206). Baie Carlson (Charcot, 1912, Pl. 1). Carlson Bay (BA chart 3205, 31.x.1921). Carlson B. (HA chart, 1928). Bahïa Carlson (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947). The bay was resurveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in 1948 and 1952-53. Carlsson Bay (APC, 1958, p.7; BAS 250 sheet SQ 21-22/1, 1-DOS, 1974). John Carlsson Bucht, as rejected form (USBGN, 1956, p.79). Bahïa Carlsson (Argentina. MM chart 124, 1960; Pierrou, 1970, p.242; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.67). Carlsson (Carlson) Bay (USHO, 1963, p.324). Bahía Carlson [sic] (Argentina. DNA, 1978, map)

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 24' 00.0" S
- 64.40000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
58° 04' 00.0" W
- 58.06667°
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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:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
4-Sep-1957

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