Edgell Bay (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Edgell 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 Rip Point and O'Cain Point, Nelson Island, off Maxwell Bay, was charted by DI, 1934-35, and named after Vice-Adm. Sir John Augustine Edgell, RN (1880-1962), Hydrographer of the Navy, 1932-45; member of the "Discovery" Committee (Nelson and others, chart, 1935b; BA chart 3205, 25.iii.1937; APC, 1955, p.9; DOS 610 sheet W 62 58, 1968). Bahía Edgall [sic] (Argentina. IGM map, 1946). Bahía Edgell (Chile. DNH chart L, 1947; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.112). Bahía Don Samuel, so called by AAE, 1946-47, after the whaling ship Don Samuel, of the Compa±ía Argentina de Pesca, with the expedition (Argentina. MM chart 126, 1963; Pierrou, 1970, p.319). Caleta Colón, referring to a cove at the NW end of the bay after Pedro Colón, a sailor in Uruguay, 1904-05 (Argentina. MD, 1978, letter C). The bay was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956. Bahía Edgel [sic] (Chile. IGM sheet 5, 1966).
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