Name details

Charcot Bay

Charcot Bay (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Charcot Bay  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 123464

Feature type: Bay (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

A bay about 10 mi wide between Cape Kater and Cape Kjellman along the W coast of Graham Land. Discovered by the SwedAE, 1901-04, under Nordenskjold. He named it for Dr. Jean B. Charcot, at that time a noted Arctic explorer preparing for his first Antarctic expedition, on which he planned to look for Nordenskjold whose return was overdue.

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Location

Latitude:
63° 48' 00.0" S
- 63.80000°
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Longitude:
59° 35' 00.0" W
- 59.58333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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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-1947

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