Name details

Croft Bay

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108353

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 Andreassen Point and Dagger Peak, James Ross Island, was roughly mapped by SwAE in 1903; surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in November 1945 and named after Capt. William Noble Croft, RE (1915-53), FIDS geologist, "Hope Bay", 1946-47; member, Swedish-Norwegian-British expedition to Svalbard, 1939; palaeobotanist, British Museum (Natural History), 1947-53 (BA chart 3205, 23.ix.1949; APC, 1955, p.8; DOS 610 sheet W 64 56, 1961; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/13, 1-DOS 1974); further surveyed by FIDS, 1952-54. Bahía Croft (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.319; Pierrou, 1970, p.274; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.87). Bukhta Kroft (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 00' 00.0" S
- 64.00000°
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Longitude:
57° 45' 00.0" W
- 57.75000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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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:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
21-Nov-1949

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