Adie Inlet

Adie Inlet (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Adie Inlet  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 80
Name ID: 107450

Feature type: None recorded.

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.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

inlet of Larsen Ice Shelf between Veier Head and Astro Cliffs, Oscar II Coast, was photographed from the air by RARE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from Hope Bay in 1947; named after Dr Raymond John Adie (1925-2006), South African born British geologist; with FIDS, Hope Bay, 1947-48, and Stonington Island , 1948-50, and subsequently Chief Geologist, FIDS/BAS until 1967; Head, Earth Sciences Division, BAS, 1967-73; Deputy Director, 1973-85; Editor, FIDS/BAS Scientific Reports, 1956-80, and British Antarctic Survey Bulletin, 1963-80. The name was first applied to the U-shaped feature at the head of the inlet (APC, 1955, p.4). Caleta Feijoo, probably referring to this feature (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.325). Caleta Adie (Argentina. MM chart 121, 1954; Pierrou, 1970, p.148). The name was redefined following further surveys by FIDS from Hope Bay in 1953 and 1955, when Jason Peninsula (q.v.) was delineated as forming the N side of the inlet (APC, 1958, p.4; DOS 813, British Antarctic Territory sheet, 1963). Zaliv Eydi (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Ensenada Adie (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.227; IHA, 1974, p.18). Ledyanoy Zaliv Eydi (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl. 24.).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 25' 00.0" S
- 66.41667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
62° 20' 00.0" W
- 62.33333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
4-Sep-1957

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