Tripp Bay (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Tripp 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, approximately 11.5km wide and 7km deep, being a recession in the coast between Oates Piedmont Glacier and Evans Piedmont Glacier along the coast of Victoria Land. The feature is mostly filled with an ice shelf formed by the flows of Albrecht Penck Glacier, Fry Glacier, and Hedblom Glacier, projection out for several kilometres as Tripp Ice Tongue. Tripp Island is at the south side. Feature shown on: NZ AntTopo50-MB09
This bay was first charted by the British Antarctic Expedition (Nimrod expedition, BAE), 1907-09. The name Tripp Bay appears to have been first used by the British Antarctic Expedition (Terra Nova expedition, BrAE), 1910-13, and derives from Tripp Island which lies within the bay.
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