Barclay Bay

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

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

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Place ID: 879
Name ID: 107662

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

between Essex Point and Cape Shirreff, NW coast of Livingston Island, was roughly charted by Bransfield on 17 January 1820 (Bransfield, chart, [1820b]; Goddard, chart, 1821); named Barclay's Bay, possibly after the Scottish writer Alexander Barclay (1475?-1552) (Weddell, 1825a, map facing p.132). Bahïa de Barclay (Spain. DH chart 458, 1861). Barclay Bay (BA chart 3205, 1.vi.1901; 2.ix.1938; APC, 1955, p.5). Baie de Barclay (Charcot, 1912, Pl. 1). Barclay B. (HA chart, 1928). The bay was recharted by DI in 1935-37. Bahïa Barclay (Argentina. IGM map, 1946; Pierrou, 1970, p.190; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.39). Zaliv Barkli (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 33' 57.6" S
- 62.56600°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
60° 57' 57.6" W
- 60.96600°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

Related information

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