Name details

Bellafronto Bight

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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United States Gazetteer Id 122382

Feature type: Bight (3)

Origin

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:

Narrative

An ice-filled embayment between the base of the W side of Brown Peninsula and the low NW foot of Mount Discovery, on Scott Coast, Victoria Land. The bight extends SW-NE for 6 mi from Hahn Island to Swyers Point. Named by US-ACAN (1999) after Lt. Robert L. Bellafronto, CEC, USN, a public works officer at McMurdo Station in USN OpDFrz 1977 and 1978.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
78° 13' 00.0" S
- 78.21667°
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Longitude:
165° 06' 00.0" E
165.10000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1999

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