Bancroft Bay (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Bancroft Bay (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Bay (3)
This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
Bay lying between Charlotte and Wilhelmina Bays, along the W coast of Graham Land. The bay was first roughly indicated by the BelgAE under Gerlache, 1897-99. It was remapped by the FIDS from air photos taken by the FIDASE, 1955-57. Named by the UK-APC in 1960 for Anthony D. Bancroft, senior surveyor of the latter expedition.
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