Name details

Perrier Bay

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110581

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

between Quinton Point and Giard Point, NW Anvers Island, was presumably sighted by GAE, 1873-74; roughly charted by FAE, 1903-05, and named Baie E. Perrier (Charcot, 1906a, map facing p.316) or Baie Perrier (Charcot, 1906b, p.471) after Prof. Edmond Perrier (1844-1921), French biologist and Director, Museum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris; Chairman of the commission publishing the scientific results of FAE, 1903-05, and member of the Comité de Patronage of FAE, 1908-10. E. Perrier Bay (BA chart 1238, ix.1908; [in 64°27'S 63°40'W] chart 3205, 1949). Baie Edmond Perrier (Matha and Rey, 1911, Pl.3). E. Perrier B. (HA chart, 1928). East Perrier Bay, in error (USHO, 1943, p.128). Perrier Bay (USAAF chart [LR-]74, 1943; [in 64°27'S 63°40'W] BA chart 3196, 12.xi.1948; APC, 1955, p.17; [co-ordinates corrected] BA chart 3570, 29.ix.1961; APC, 1977, p.26). Bahía E. Perrier (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947). Perrier (E. Perrier) Bay (BA, 1948, p.190). Bahía Perrier (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.586; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.225). The bay was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956. Bukhta Per'ye (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 24' 00.0" S
- 64.40000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
63° 46' 00.0" W
- 63.76667°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

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