Name details

d'Abnour Bay

d'Abnour Bay (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

d'Abnour Bay  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108397

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

SE of Cape Grönland, Anvers Island, was roughly charted by FAE, 1903-05, and named Baie Richard d'Abnour after Contre-Amiral Claude-Marcel-Henri-Etienne Richard d'Abnour (b.1845), of the French Navy, who assisted the expedition (Charcot, 1906b, p.470). Baie d'Abnour (Gourdon, 1908, p.14 and end map). Baie Richard D'Abnour (Matha and Rey, 1911, Pl. 3). D'Abnour Bay (USHO, 1943, p.128; USBGN, 1965, p.95). Bah¡a D'Abnour (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.291). The bay was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. d'Abnour Bay (APC, 1959a, p.5; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 17' 00.0" S
- 64.28333°
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Longitude:
63° 16' 00.0" W
- 63.26667°
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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:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
7-Jul-1959

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