Admiralty Bay

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

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

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Place ID: 86
Name ID: 107455

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.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

S coast of King George Island, between Demay Point and Martins Head, was roughly charted by Powell in 1820-22 and named after the Board of Admiralty (Powell, chart 1822a; BA chart 1238, 1844; APC, 1955, p.4). Georges Bay, King Georges Habour [sic], King Georges Harber [sic], possibly referring to this feature (Pendleton, 1821-23). Baie Admiralty (d'Urville, 1838, map following p.1170). Bah

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Location

Latitude:
62° 06' 25.0" S
- 62.10694°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
58° 25' 17.1" W
- 58.42142°
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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:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

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