Bellafronto Bight (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Bellafronto Bight (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Bight (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:
An ice-filled embayment with two lobes, extending for approximately 10.2km from the north at Swyers Point at the base of the west side of Brown Peninsula and Hayn Island in the south and the low northwest foot of Mount Discovery, on Scott Coast, Victoria Land. Feature shown on: NZ AntTopo50-MG11
Named by United States Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (1999) after Lieutenant Robert L. Bellafronto, Civil Engineer Corps (CEC), U.S. Navy, a public works officer at McMurdo Station in U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Deep Freeze (OpDFrz) 1977 and 1978.
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