Name details

Dorian Bay

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108545

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

N of Port Lockroy, Wiencke Island, Danco Coast, was charted by FAE, 1903-05, and named Anse Dorian after M. Dorian, a member of the French Chamber of Deputies (Charcot, 1906b, p.472; 1912, Pl. 1). Dorian Bay (BA chart 3213, 14.i.1929; APC, 1955, p.8; BA chart 3213, 12.viii.1960). Baie Dorian (France. SHM, 1937, p.407). The bay was surveyed by FIDS from "Port Lockroy" in 1944. Bahía Dorian (Ihl C. and Ayala A., 1947, maps following p.64; Pierrou, 1970, p.319). Caleta Dorian (Chile. DNH chart 510, 1947; IHA, 1974, p.104). Ensenada Dorian (Chile. IGM map, 1947). Puerto Dorian (Ihl C. and Ayala A., 1947, p.70). The bay was recharted by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit in 1951. A refuge called "Bahía Dorían" was established on the bay by AAE, 23 February 1953, and expanded in 1954-55 (Thomas, 1957a, p.523). Dorian Cove (USHO, 1956, p.27). Puerto Angamos (q.v.), including the present feature (Chile. DNH chart 1501, 1962). Dorian Bay (Cove) (USHO, 1963, p.160). A BAS refuge called "Damoy" was established on the bay, 14 November 1975, in association with the air strip on Damoy Point (q.v.).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 49' 00.0" S
- 64.81667°
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Longitude:
63° 30' 00.0" W
- 63.50000°
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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 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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