Andvord Bay

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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Place ID: 393
Name ID: 107525

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

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).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 50' 00.0" S
- 64.83333°
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Longitude:
62° 37' 00.0" W
- 62.61667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

Related information

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