Markham Bay (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Markham 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 Ekelöf Point and Hamilton Point, SE James Ross Island, was probably sighted by Ross in 1842-43; surveyed by SwAE in 1901-03 and named Clements Markhams Bukt after Sir Clements Robert Markham (1830-1916), English geographer, historian and promoter of Antarctic exploration; Secretary, RGS, 1863-88, and President, 1893-1905 (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904a, Del.1, end map). Baie Clements Markham (Nordenskjöld and others, [1904c], map p.232-33). Clements Markham Bucht (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol.2, first end map). Clements Markham Bay (Andersson, 1906, Pl.6 following p.301; BA chart 3205, 31.x.1921; 1948, p.178). Markham B. (HA chart, 1928). Bahía Clements Markham (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947). The bay was resurveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in 1953. Markham Bay (BA, 1954, p.39; APC, 1955, p.14; DOS 610 sheet W 64 56, 1961). Bahía Markham (Argentina. MM chart 124, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.506; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.194). Bahía Marckham [sic], Bahía Marckhan [sic] (Argentina. MM, NM 10/15.v.1959). Bahía Makham [sic] (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.221). [Clements Island (q.v.) is also named after Sir C. Markham, and probably also Markham Point, South Georgia (Hattersley-Smith, 1980b, p.59).]
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