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Duse Bay

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108597

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.

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W side of Tabarin Peninsula, Trinity Peninsula, between View Point and Cape Burd, bounded on the SW by Beak Island, was surveyed by SwAE, 31 December 1902, and named Duses Bukt after Lieut. (later Capt.) Samuel August Duse (1874-1933), Norrland Artillery, surveyor on the expedition (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904a, Del. 1, end map). Bahía Duse (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904-05, Tomo 1, end map; Pierrou, 1970, p.331; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.108). Bay of the Thousand Icebergs, because of the numerous icebergs in the bay (Nordenskjöld and others, 1905, p.426). Baia Duse (Duse, 1907, p.156). Duse Bucht (Nordenskjöld, 1917, map facing p.68). Duce [sic] Bay (Wilkins, 1929, map facing p.374). The bay was resurveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay", in 1945 and 1956. Duse Bay (USAAF chart 1737, 1946; BA chart 3205, 23.ix.1949; APC, 1955, p.9; DOS 310 Hope Bay sheet, 1961). Bay of a Thousand Icebergs, referring to the SwAE name (Anderson, 1957, p.88). Duse Baai (Knapp, 1958, p.572). Bukhta Dyuz (Nudel'man, 1960, loose map). Bukhta Duse (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl. 24). "Refugio Güemes" or "Martín Güemes", referring to the Argentine refuge hut named after Gen. M. Güemes (Rockpepper Bay, q.v.) and established on NE shore of bay, 23 October 1953, but destroyed by ice in 1960 (Argentina. MD, 1978, letter G); this name was also applied to the refuge at Fivemile Rock (q.v.). [Mount Duse, South Georgia, is also named after S.A. Duse (Hattersley-Smith, 1980b, p.35-36). For history of occupation of the bay see also under View Point.]

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63° 34' 00.0" S
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57° 15' 00.0" W
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