Leroux Bay (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Leroux 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:
between Takaki Promontory and Chavez Island, Graham Coast. Following survey by FAE, 1903-05, the name Baie Leroux, after Capt. (F) Leroux of the Argentina Navy, was applied to an ill-defined indentation in the coast S of Lahille Island (Charcot 1906a, map facing p.316; Matha and Rey, 1911, Pl.2); following further survey by FAE, 1908-10, applied collectively to Leroux Bay and Bigo Bay (q.v.) (Charcot, 1912, Pl.3). Leroux Bay (BA chart 1238, ix.1908; 1916, photograph facing p.407; [restricted to present feature] Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.400; APC, 1955, p.13; DOS 610 sheet W 65 64, 1959). The bay was resurveyed by BGLE in 1935-36, when its limits were defined. Bahía Leroux (Rymill and others, 1943, map facing p.96; Pierrou, 1970, p.481; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.183). The bay was photographed from the air by FIDASE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS-RN, 1956-58. Bukhta Leru (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).
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