Avalanche Bay (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Avalanche Bay (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Bay (3)
This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
A bay lying between Discovery Bluff to the west and Couloir Cliff to the east, opening up to approximately 2.7km wide, in Granite Harbour, Victoria Land. Feature shown on: NZ AntTopo50-MD09
Mapped by the British Antarctic Expedition (Terra Nova expedition, BrAE), 1910-13, under Scott. So named by the expedition's Granite Harbour party because several avalanches were heard while sledging in this locality.
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