Name details

West Bay

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111890

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 Brindle Cliffs and Mount Guernsey, Marguerite Bay, Fallières Coast, was surveyed by BGLE in 1936 and resurveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island", 1948-50; named after Capt. W. E. West, USCG, commanding USCGC Glacier, ODF, 1973 and 1974 (USGS sketch map Palmer Land (North Part), 1979; APC, 1980, p.5).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
69° 21' 00.0" S
- 69.35000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
68° 26' 00.0" W
- 68.43333°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
21-May-1979

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