Name Details: Stonehouse Bay (Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory)

Stonehouse Bay

Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111415

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 Hunt Peak and Sighing Peak, Laubeuf Fjord, E Adelaide Island, N of Wright Peninsula, was roughly charted by FAE, 1908-10, in January 1909 (Charcot, 1912, Pl.2); resurveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in October 1948 and named after Dr Bernard Stonehouse (b. 1926), FIDS meterological observer and biologist, "Stonington Island", 1947-50; biologist, South Georgia, 1953-55; Reader in Zoology, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 1961-69, and zoologist, "Scott Base", Ross Dependency, summers 1961-65; Chairman, Postgraduate School of Environmental Science, Bradford University, 1969-82; Editor, Polar Record, from 1982 (APC, 1955, p.20; BA chart 3570, 21.ix.1957); further surveyed by FIDS from Adelaide, 1961-62. Storehouse [sic] Bay (BA, 1974, p.204).

Location

Latitude:
67° 21' 00.0" S
-67.350°
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Longitude:
68° 05' 00.0" W
-68.083°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Region:
Not recorded

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Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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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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