Name details

Hidden Bay

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109306

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 Cape Renard and Eclipse Point, Danco Coast, was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and following the work of an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit from John Biscoe, 1956-57, named descriptively, the bay being hidden from the N by Screen Islands (APC, 1959a, p.7; BA chart 3572, 12.viii.1960). Bahía Escondida [translation of English name] (Chile. DNH chart 1502, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.117). Bahía Paraná, so called by AAE after the brigantine Paraná of the Argentine National Squadron (Argentina. MD, 1978, letter P).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 03' 00.0" S
- 65.05000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
63° 47' 00.0" W
- 63.78333°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
7-Jul-1959

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