Mikkelsen Bay (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mikkelsen 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 Bertrand Ice Pied- mont and Cape Berteaux, Fallières Coast, was sighted by FAE, 1908-10, in January 1909, but not recognized as a large bay (Charcot, 1912, Pl.2); surveyed by BGLE in 1936 (Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.432); resurveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1948 and named after Kapt. Ejnar Mikkelsen (1880-1971), Danish Arctic explorer; member of Amdrup expedition to E Greenland, 1900, and of Baldwin-Ziegler Polar Expedition, 1901-02; Joint Leader of expedition to the Beaufort Sea, 1906-08, and Leader of Danish expedition to NE Greenland, 1909-12; Founder of the Scoresby Sund Eskimo settlement, E Greenland, in 1924; Inspector for E Greenland, 1933-51 (APC, 1955, p.15; DCS 601 sheet 68 66, 1955). Zaliv Mikkel'sen (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Bahía Mikkelsen (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.200; IHA, 1974, p.200).
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