Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Collated by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (Italy)
in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Half Moon Beach (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Half Moon Beach (The name as it would appear on a map)
If this information is incorrect, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Feature type: Beach
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:
between Cape Shirreff and Black Point, NW Livingston Island, was roughly charted by nineteenth-century sealers; described as being approachable overland from Shirreff Cove and a useful refuge for boats caught between Desolation Island and Cape Shirreff in an E-ly gale; named Half-moon Beach from its shape (Fildes, 1821b). Halbmonds Gestade [=half moon beach] (Fildes, 1827, p.451). The beach was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Half Moon Beach (APC, 1959a, p.7; DOS 610 sheet W 62 60, 1968).
No images of this place could be found.