Lapeyrère Bay (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Lapeyrère Bay (The name as it would appear on a map)
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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.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
on NW side of Gourdon Peninsula, N Anvers Island, was probably sighted by GAE, 1873-74; charted by FAE, 1903-05, in January 1905 and named Baie Boué de Lapeyrère (Charcot, 1906b, p.470) or Baie de Lapeyrère (Charcot, 1906a, map facing p.316) after Vice-amiral Augustin Boué de Lapeyrère (1852-1924), of the French Navy, who in 1905 commanded the French Atlantic fleet and was the first to welcome the expedition ship Français on her return to Buenos Aires. Lapeyrère Bay (BA chart 3205, vii.1909; 3213, 14.i.1929; APC, 1955, p.13; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959). Lapeyrère B. (HA chart, 1928). Lapeyere [sic] Bay (USAAF chart [LR-74], 1942). Bahía Lapeyrère (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.466; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.176). Baie de Lepeyrère, as rejected form (USBGN, 1951, p.31). The bay was surveyed by FIDS from "Arthur Harbour" in 1955 and photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Lapeyrèr [sic] Bay (USAF chart 1762, 1959).
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