Name details

Hamburg Bay

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109182

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 of Bonnier Point, W Anvers Island, was roughly charted by GAE, 1873-74, in January 1874 and named Hamburg Hafen after the home port of the expedition (Petermann, map, 1875b). Hamburg Harbour (Donald, 1894, map facing p.66). Hamburg Hr. (USHO chart 1132, 1894). The bay was recharted by FAE, 1903-05. Baie de Hambourg [sic] (Charcot, 1906a, map facing p.316). Hamburger Hafen (Charcot, 1906b, p.320). Hambourg Bay (BA chart 1238, ix.1908). Havre de Hambourg (Charcot, 1910, p.47). Hambourg B. (HA chart, 1928). Hamburg Bay (Wilkins, 1929, map facing p.374; BA chart 3196, 12.xi.1948; APC, 1955, p.11; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/3, 1-DOS 1979). Hamburg Havn (BA chart 3205, 1942). Hambourg Havn (USAAF chart [LR-]74, 1943). Bahía Hamburgo (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.413). The bay was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Bukhta Gamburg (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Bahía Hamburg (Chile. DNH chart 1501, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.147). Hamburg (Hambourg) Bay (USHO, 1963, p.157).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 31' 00.0" S
- 64.51667°
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Longitude:
63° 57' 00.0" W
- 63.95000°
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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:
8-Sep-1953

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