Name details

Lazarev Bay

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109770

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 the N point of Rothschild Island and Cape Vostok, Alexander Island, with part of Wilkins Ice Front forming the head of the bay, was sighted by RAE in January 1821 (Russian Gap, q.v.); photographed from the air by RARE in 1947 and mapped from air photographs by FIDS in 1959; named after Leytenant Mikhail P. Lazarev (1788-1851), of the Imperial Russian Navy, Second-in-command of RAE and commanding the expedition sloop Mirnyy (Mirnyy Peak, q.v.); ([with co-ordinates 69°20'S 72°00'W] APC, 1961, p.3; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961; Searle, 1963, end map; [co-ordinates corrected from USLANDSAT imagery of February 1975] APC, 1977, p.20; BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/5 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978). Zaliv Lazareva (Soviet Union. GUGK sheet 221, 1973).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
69° 29' 00.0" S
- 69.48333°
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Longitude:
72° 05' 00.0" W
- 72.08333°
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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 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:
2-Mar-1961

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