Name details

Gibson Bay

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109021

Feature type: Bay

Origin

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:

Narrative

S coast of Joinville Island, W of Mount Alexander, was roughly charted and named by DWE, 8 January 1893 ([Robertson], 1893c; Robertson, chart, 1893b; BA chart 1238, x.1893; APC, 1958, p.5; BA chart 3205, 23.xi.1962). Bay Gibson (Robertson, chart, 1893a). Gibson Bai (Friederichsen, 1895, Tafel 7 facing p.304). Gibson Bukt (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904a, Del. 1, end map). Gibsons Bucht (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 2, first end map). Bahía Gibson (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map; Pierrou, 1970, p.393). Baie Gibson (Charcot, 1912, Pl.1). Gibson Bucht (Nordenskjöld, 1917, map facing p.68). Gibson B. (HA chart, 1928). The bay was surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1953-54. Bahía Oliver, after Carlos Oliver Shneider, Professor of Geology and Mineralogy, Universidad de Concepción, Chile (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.215; IHA, 1974, p.216).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 19' 00.0" S
- 63.31667°
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Longitude:
55° 52' 00.0" W
- 55.86667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
4-Sep-1957

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