Name details

Vetvistaja Bay

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 45

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 in the Bunger Hills charted by the Soviet Antarctic Expedition in 1956. It is shown on the Russian map Thomas Island - scale 1:50000 and SCAR Map Catalogue number 2993.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 04' 46.0" S
- 66.07944°
Accurate to 200m
Longitude:
100° 35' 51.0" E
100.59750°
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 E164 not in the Satellite Image Catalogue. )
Source Scale:
1:50000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
AADC mapping staff
Source Publisher:
USGS - United States Geological Survey
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
19-Jan-1989

Display Scales

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