Fossil Bight

Fossil Bight (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Fossil Bight  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 4847
Name ID: 108881

Feature type: Bight

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

A shallow recession in the N coast of Seymour Island, E of Picnic Passage. The feature was called "Fossil Bay" or "Bahía Fosiles" by USARP and Argentine researchers because of fossils found here in 1982. (APC, 1991).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 18' 00.0" S
- 64.30000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
56° 52' 00.0" W
- 56.86667°
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:
13-May-1991

Related information

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Place names
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