Name details

Fliess Bay

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 125203

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

Bay lying immediately W of Fitzroy Point along the N coast of Joinville Island. The name appears on an Argentine government chart of 1957. Named "Caleta Almirante Fliess" after Admiral Felipe Fliess (1878-1952) who, as a lieutenant, was commander of the Argentine navy group detached for duty with the crew of the ship Uruguay in 1903, on the occasion of the rescue expedition to the members of the SwedAE (1901-04) led by Dr. Otto Nordenskjold.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 12' 00.0" S
- 63.20000°
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Longitude:
55° 10' 00.0" W
- 55.16667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1964

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