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Hanusse Bay

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109199

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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V-shaped bay between Cape Mascart, Anvers Island, and Shmidt Point, Arrowsmith Peninsula, Loubet Coast, broken by Liard Island at its N entrance and bounded to the S by a line joining Landauer Point, the N point of Hansen Island and Bagnold Point, was roughly charted by FAE, 1908-10, when the W part of the feature was named Fiord Hanusse after Ferdinand-Isidore Hanusse (b.1848), then Director, Hydrographic Service of the French Navy; member of the Commission des Traveaux Scientifiques of FAE, 1908-10 (Charcot, 1912, Pl.1). Hanusse Fd. (BA chart 3175, 9.x.1914). Hanusse Fiord (BA, 1930, p.87; chart 3175, i.iii.1940). The feature was sketched from the air by BGLE in 1936. Fjord Hanusse (France. SHM, 1937, p.409). Hanusse Fjord (USAAF chart [LR-74], 1942; BA 1948, view facing p.208). The feature was photographed from the air by RARE in 1947. Following ground survey by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1948, the name Hanusse Bay was applied to the whole feature (BA chart chart 3572,; APC, 1955; p.11; DCS 601 sheet 66 66, 1955; BA chart 3570, 29.ix.1961). Bahía Hanusse (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.286; Pierrou, 1970, p.415; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.148). The bay was further photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and further surveyed by FIDS from "Detaille Island", 1956-59. Fiordo Hanusse, as rejected form (Argentina. MM, 1957b, p.5). Zaliv Anyus (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Hanussa [sic] Bay (Mott, 1958a, p.422). Bahía Haunusse [sic] (Chile. IGM map12, 1966).

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66° 54' 00.0" S
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67° 33' 00.0" W
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