Name details

Lapeyrère Bay

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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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109732

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

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).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 24' 00.0" S
- 64.40000°
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Longitude:
63° 15' 00.0" W
- 63.25000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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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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