Name details

Charlotte Bay

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108163

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 Eckener Point and Reclus Peninsula, Danco Coast, was roughly charted by BeAE, 7 February 1898; named Baie Charlotte or Baie de Charlotte after the fiancée of G. Lecointe (Lecointe Island, q.v.) (Lecointe, map, 1899; 1900a, map facing p.132). Charlotte Bay (BA chart 1238, viii.1900; APC, 1955, p.7; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959). Baia Charlotte (Gerlache, 1902a). Bahïa Carlota ([Irïzar], 1903, map facing p.4; Pierrou, 1970, p.241). Charlotte-Bucht (Cook, 1903, map following p.x). Charlotte Bukten (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904a, Del. 1, end map). Charlotte-Baai (Nordenskjöld and others, 1907, p.22). Charlotte B. (HA chart, 1928). Bahïa Charlotte (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.73). The bay was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1957. Bukhta Sharlott (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 35' 00.0" S
- 64.58333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
61° 38' 00.0" W
- 61.63333°
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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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