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Flandres Bay

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108828

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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between Cape Renard and Cape Willems, Danco Coast, was roughly charted by BeAE, 10-11 February 1898, and named Baie des Flandres or Baie de Flandres after the region of Flandres (Flanders) in NW Europe (Lecointe, map, 1899; 1900a, map facing p.132). Flandres Bay (BA chart 1238, viii.1900; APC, 1955, p.10; BA chart 3572, 29.xi.1974). Flandern Bucht (Stefan, 1900, map facing p. 532). Flemish Bay (Cook, 1900, map p. xx). Flanders Bay (Ar towski, 1901b, map facing p. 464; Rymill and others, 1938, p. 13; BA, 1954, p. 51). Baia delle Fiandre [sic] (Gerlache, 1902a). Flandern Bukten (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904a, Del. 1, end map). The bay was further charted by FAE, 1903-05, in February 1904. Bahía de Flandern (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904-05, Tomo 1, end map). Bahèa de Flandres (Charcot, [1907], p.108). Bahía Flandes [sic] (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map; Pierrou, 1970, p.364). The bay was recharted by FAE, 1908-10 (Matha and Rey, 1911, p.36, 62-64). Dallmann Bay, proposed for this feature after Capt. E. Dallmann (Dallmann Bay, q.v.) (Balch, 1912, p.575 and map facing p.570). Flandres B. (HA chart, 1928). Flanders-Bukten (Aagaard, 1930, end map). Bahía Flandres (Argentina. IGM map, 1946; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.125). The bay was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Vlaanderen Bocht (Knapp, 1958, p.587). Flanderská Zátoka (Bártl, 1958, map facing p. 144). Flandres (Flanders) Bay (USHO, 1961, p. 164). Bukhta Flandrskaya (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

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65° 03' 00.0" S
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63° 22' 00.0" W
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Not recorded
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