Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 98
Sandefjord Bay (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Sandefjord Bay (The name as it would appear on a map)
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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:
An ice bay at the head of Prydz Bay, lying on the eastern side of the Amery Ice Shelf. This bay has now disappeared, engulfed by the ice of the Amery Ice Shelf. Discovered in February, 1935, by Captain Klarius Mikkelsen in the whaling ship Thorshavn and called Sandefjord Bukta after the town of Sandefjord, Norway.
69° 40' 49.4" S
73° 56' 13.6" E
©AAD, Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 1986
- Catalogue id
- 1968 saw the four man wintering party Ice drilling party of Max Corry, Neville Collins, Alan Nichols, and Julian Sansom, winter on Amery Ice Shelf. These four have come to be known as the Troglodytes as they had to establish an underground tunnel system to connect various parts of the camp after heavy autumn snowfalls buried their caravans
- Corry, Maxwell (Max)
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