Duperré Bay (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Duperré Bay (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Bay
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:
between Humann Point and Hulot Peninsula, SW Brabant Island, was roughly charted by FAE, 1903-05, and named Baie Duperré after Vice-Adm. Charles-Marie Duperré (1832-1914), French naval officer (Charcot, 1906b, p.470). Baie Ch. Duperré, Baie de Ch. Duperré (Matha and Rey, 1911, p.56, Pl. 3). The bay was called Shackleton Harbour, after Sir E.H. Shackleton (Shackleton Range, q.v.), either by Ferguson during his geological reconnaissance of the area in 1913 or by the whalers with whom he was operating at that time (Ferguson, chart, 1918a; 1921, map p.46). Duperré Bay (Shackleton Harbor) (USHO, 1943, p.123). Bahía Duperré (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.328; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.108). Duperré (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.263). The bay was surveyed by FIDS from Norsel in April 1955 and photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Duperré Bay (APC, 1958, p.4; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959).
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