Fournier Bay (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Fournier 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 Thompson Peninsula and Guépratte Island, NE Anvers Island, was probably sighted by GAE, 1873-74, in January 1874; charted by FAE, 1903-05, on 4 January 1905 and named Baie E. Fournier after Vice-amiral François-Ernest Fournier (1842-1934), of the French Navy, member of the Bureau des Longitudes (Charcot, 1906a, map facing p.316). Baie Fournier (Charcot, 1906b, p.290). Baie de l'Amiral Fournier (Charcot, 1908, p.103). Fournier Bay (BA chart 3205, vii.1909; APC, 1955, p.10; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959). Fournier B. (HA chart, 1928). Bahía Fournier (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.371; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.128). The bay was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Fournier Fjord (Hardy, 1967, p.401).
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