Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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Andvord Bay (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Andvord Bay (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Bay
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:
SW side of Arctowski Peninsula, Danco Coast, was roughly charted by BeAE, 4-6 February 1898, and named Baie Andvord or Baie d'Andvord, after Rolf Andvord, Belgian Consul in Christiania at that time (Lecointe, map, 1899; 1900a, map facing p.132). Andvord Bay (Cook, 1900, map p.xx; BA chart 1238, viii.1900; APC, 1955, p.4; USBGN, 1956, p.44). Baia Andvord (Gerlache, 1902a). Bahïa Andbort [sic] (Irïzar, 1903, map facing p.4). Andvord Bucht (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol.2, first end map). Andvords Vik (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904a, Del. 1, end map). Baie d'Andword [sic] (Lecointe, 1905, p.75). Bahïa Andvord (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map; Pierrou, 1970, p.166; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.28). Anvord [sic] Bay (Lester, 1920-22a, Vol. 1, p.102). Andvord B. (HA chart, 1928). Andvordbukten (Aagaard, 1947, p.855). Andword [sic] Bay (USBGN, 1949, p.3). The bay was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Andvord Baai (Knapp, 1958, p.567). Bukhta Andvord (Soviet Union, MMF chart, 1961).
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