Name details

Sherratt Bay

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111154

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 Penguin Island and Cape Melville, E King George Island, was charted by DI in January 1937; photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956 and surveyed from the ground by FIDS in 1958; in association with the names of nineteenth-century sealers in this area, named after Capt. Richard Sherratt (b. c. 1775), Master and part-Owner of the sealing ship Lady Trowbridge (Trowbridge Island, q.v.), which was wrecked off Cape Melville, 25 December 1820; Sherratt occupied his time until relieved making an inaccurate, but historically interesting, map of the South Shetland Islands (Sherratt, 1821, map facing cols 1215-16) (APC, 1960, p.7; DOS 610 sheet W 62 56, 1968). Bukhta Sherratt (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl. 175). Bahía Sherrat [sic] (Covacevich C. and Lamperein R., map p.60).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 02' 07.5" S
- 62.03542°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
57° 48' 52.0" W
- 57.81444°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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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:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
23-Sep-1960

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