Name details

Ryder Bay

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110994

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 of Rothera Point and N of Léonie Islands, SE Adelaide Island, was roughly surveyed by FAE, 1908-10, in January 1909 and again by BGLE in February 1936; resurveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in October 1948 and named after Major Lisle Charles Dudley Ryder (1902-40), of the Royal Norfolk Regiment, who served as Second Mate and shipwright in the BGLE expedition ship Penola, commanded by his brother Lieut. R.E.D. Ryder, RN (Ryder Glacier, q.v.), and who was killed in action in France, 27 May 1940 (APC, 1955, p.18; BA, 1956, p.77; chart 3571, 14.vii.1961; 3580, 10.xii.1982). Bahía Ryder (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.196; IHA, 1974, p.251). Caleta Mandisoví, so called by AAE after the Argentine town founded by General M. Belgrano (Argentina. MD, 1978, letter M).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 34' 00.0" S
- 67.56667°
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Longitude:
68° 20' 00.0" W
- 68.33333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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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:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
31-Mar-1955

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