Name details

Holtedahl Bay

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109353

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 Ferin Head and Black Head, Graham Coast, was mapped by BGLE in March 1936 and named after Olaf Holtedahl (1885-1975), Norwegian geologist and a member of NAE, 1927-28, when he made geological observations in the South Shetland Islands and Graham Land (Holtedahl, 1929); Professor of Geology, University of Oslo, 1920-58, and author of geological studies of Norway, Svalbard and Novaya Zemlya; President of Norsk Videnskaps-Akademi, 1946 (Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.400; APC, 1955, p.12; DCS 601 sheet 66 64, 1955; BA chart 3570, 29.ix.1961). Bahía de Holtedahl (Rymill and others, 1943, map facing p.96). Bahía Holtedahl (Chile. DNH chart LII, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.429; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.154). The bay was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Bukhta Khol'tedal' (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 06' 00.0" S
- 66.10000°
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Longitude:
65° 19' 00.0" W
- 65.31667°
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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:
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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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