Name details

Grosswald Bay

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 140284

Feature type: Bay

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

Bay on the east side of Adelaide Island.

Named For

Named for Mikhail Grosswald (1921-2007) Professor at the Institute of Geography (Russian Academy of Sciences) and one of the founders of glaciology in Russia. Also an honorary academician of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

Location

Latitude:
67° 12' 00.0" S
-67.20000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
67° 48' 30.0" W
-67.80833°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

No images of this place could be found.

Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Landsat-8 image courtesy of the U.S. Geological Survey
Source Identifier:
https://earthexplorer.usgs.gov/
Source Scale:
1:30 m resolution
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
UK APC
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Approved
Date approved:
24-Jun-2017

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