Venus Bay (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Venus Bay (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Bay (3)
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:
Bay 6 mi wide, lying between False Round Point and Brimstone Peak along the N side of King George Island, in the South Shetland Islands. The name Esther Bay was used for this feature by Scottish geologist David Ferguson in 1913-14. Since the ship Esther is already commemorated on two neighboring features, the UK-APC recommended a new name in 1960; Venus Bay is named for the schooner Venus from New York, which visited the South Shetland Islands in 1820-21, and was wrecked on a reef in the entrance to nearby Esther Harbor on Mar. 7, 1821. Her crew was rescued a few days later by the Esther and Emerald.
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