Flandres Bay

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

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

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Place ID: 4678
Name ID: 108828

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 Cape Renard and Cape Willems, Danco Coast, was roughly charted by BeAE, 10-11 February 1898, and named Baie des Flandres or Baie de Flandres after the region of Flandres (Flanders) in NW Europe (Lecointe, map, 1899; 1900a, map facing p.132). Flandres Bay (BA chart 1238, viii.1900; APC, 1955, p.10; BA chart 3572, 29.xi.1974). Flandern Bucht (Stefan, 1900, map facing p. 532). Flemish Bay (Cook, 1900, map p. xx). Flanders Bay (Ar towski, 1901b, map facing p. 464; Rymill and others, 1938, p. 13; BA, 1954, p. 51). Baia delle Fiandre [sic] (Gerlache, 1902a). Flandern Bukten (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904a, Del. 1, end map). The bay was further charted by FAE, 1903-05, in February 1904. Bahía de Flandern (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904-05, Tomo 1, end map). Bahèa de Flandres (Charcot, [1907], p.108). Bahía Flandes [sic] (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map; Pierrou, 1970, p.364). The bay was recharted by FAE, 1908-10 (Matha and Rey, 1911, p.36, 62-64). Dallmann Bay, proposed for this feature after Capt. E. Dallmann (Dallmann Bay, q.v.) (Balch, 1912, p.575 and map facing p.570). Flandres B. (HA chart, 1928). Flanders-Bukten (Aagaard, 1930, end map). Bahía Flandres (Argentina. IGM map, 1946; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.125). The bay was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Vlaanderen Bocht (Knapp, 1958, p.587). Flanderská Zátoka (Bártl, 1958, map facing p. 144). Flandres (Flanders) Bay (USHO, 1961, p. 164). Bukhta Flandrskaya (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 03' 00.0" S
- 65.05000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
63° 22' 00.0" W
- 63.36667°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

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:
8-Sep-1953

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