Name details

Murphy Bay

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 128

Feature type: Bay

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A bay about 13 km wide, just west of Cape Bage, on the coast of George V Land. Discovered in 1912 by AAE (1911-14) under Sir Douglas Mawson, who named it after H.D. Murphy, a member of the expedition.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 40' 33.0" S
- 67.67583°
Accurate to 200m
Longitude:
146° 18' 14.0" E
146.30389°
Accurate to 200m
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

No images of this place could be found.

Map

Source

Location Method:
Satellite Image
Source Name:
LIMA - Landsat Image Mosaic Antarctica
Source Identifier:
Satellite image ( Satellite Image Catalogue - Scene Id E127_RGB_321_1X not in the Satellite Image Catalogue. )
Source Scale:
1:50000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
USGS - United States Geological Survey
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
Unknown

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