Name details

Fossil Bight

Fossil Bight (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Fossil Bight  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 125304

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

A shallow recession in the N coast of Seymour Island, 1 mi NNE of Cape Lamas. The feature was called "Fossil Bay" or "Bahia Fosiles" by USARP and Argentine researchers because of fossils found here in 1982. The generic term bight is considered appropriate to this feature.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 18' 00.0" S
- 64.30000°
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Longitude:
56° 52' 00.0" W
- 56.86667°
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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 Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
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Date approved:
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