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Marguerite Bay

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109999

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.

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between Adelaide Island and Pourquoi Pas Island to the N, and Alexander Island and George VI Sound to the S, bounded by Fallières Coast to the E, was roughly charted by FAE, 1908-10, in January 1909 and named Baie Marguerite, after Marguerite Charcot (née Cléry), wife of Dr J.-B. Charcot, Commander of FAE (Charcot, 1910, map facing p.370; BA, 1916, p.408). Bahía Margarita (Gourdon, [1910], p.130; Rymill and others, 1943, map facing p.272; Pierrou, 1970, p.503; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.193). Marguerite Bay (BA chart 3175, 9.x.1914; Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.496; BA chart 3175, 1.iii.1940; APC, 1955, p.14; DCS 601 sheets 69 66 and 69 68, 1963). Margaret Bay (Bartholomew, 1922, Pl.9). The bay was visited by two Norwegian whale catchers, commanded by S. Beckman and G. Mathisen, in February 1924 (Stefansson Sound, q.v.). Marguerite B. (HA chart, 1927). Margueritebukten (Aagaard, 1930, end map). The bay was further surveyed by BGLE in 1936. Margaretenbucht (Sauer, 1947, p.164). Marguerite Bukt (Hansen, chart [no number], 1947). Margueriten Salmi (Andersson, 1948, end map). The bay was resurveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island", 1948-49. Zaliv Margarity (Soviet Union. BSE, 1950b, map following p.484). Marguerite-Bucht (Georgi, 1951, p.85). Bahía Margarite (Argentina. IGM map, 1952). Zatoka Max5gorzaty (Machowski, 1953, p.46). Zaliv Margarit (Baranov and others, 1954, map p.283). Margarita Bucht (Capurro, 1955, p.146). Marguerite Baai (Knapp, 1958, p.579). Baia Margherita, Baia Marguerite (Zavatti, 1958, Tav. 6 and 9). Zátoka Markétina (Bártl, 1958, map facing p.144). Zaliv Margaret (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Bukhta Margerit (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl.24).

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68° 30' 00.0" S
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68° 30' 00.0" W
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