Name details

Malmgren Bay

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109980

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

W side of Renaud Island, Biscoe Islands, with Speerschneider Point as S entrance point, was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of sea-ice specialists grouped in this area, named after Finn Adolf Erik Johan Malmgren (1895-1928), Swedish physicist; member of the Norwegian North Polar Expedition with the Maud, 1918-25 (Capt. R. Amundsen) and author of an important paper on the properties of sea ice in the Scientific results (Vol.1, No.5, 1927) of that expedition; member of the Italian North Pole Expedition in the air- ship Italia, 1928 (Col. U. Nobile), who died on the Arctic pack ice, c. 15 June 1928, following the loss of the airship (APC, 1959a, p.9; BA chart 3573, 26.viii.1960). Bahía Sobenes, so called by CAE after the Chilean Navy tugboat Sobenes (Chile. DNH chart 1502, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.264).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 45' 00.0" S
- 65.75000°
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Longitude:
66° 07' 00.0" W
- 66.11667°
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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:
Source Scale:
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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:
7-Jul-1959

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