Name details

Guyou Bay

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109153

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

between Claude Point and Metchnikoff Point, Pasteur Peninsula, Brabant Island, was roughly charted by FAE, 1903-05, and named Baie Guyou after Capt. de Frégate Émile Guyou (1843-1915), of the French Navy, scientist and a member of the commission appointed by the Ministre de la Marine to publish the scientific results of FAE (Charcot, 1906b, p.470; 1906a, map facing p.316; BA, 1916, p.404). Guyou Bay (BA chart 1238, ix.1908; APC, 1955, p.11; BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974). Guyou B. (HA chart, 1928). Baie Guyon [sic] (France. SHM, 1937, p.405). Bahía Guyou (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.411; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.146). Zaliv Zhuyo (Guretskiy, 1954, p.461). Cuyou [sic] Bucht, as rejected form (USBGN, 1956, p.148). The bay was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Bukhta Giyu (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 05' 00.0" S
- 64.08333°
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Longitude:
62° 34' 00.0" W
- 62.56667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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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:
8-Sep-1953

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