Röhss Bay

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

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

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Place ID: 12300
Name ID: 110919

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 Obelisk and Cape Broms, SW James Ross Island, was surveyed by SwAE in October 1903 and named Röhss' Bukt after August and Wilhelm Röhss, wholesale dealers of Göteborg, Sweden, who assisted the expedition (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904a, Del. 1, end map). Baie Röhss (Nordenskjöld and others, [1904c], map p.232-33). Röhss' Bucht (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 2, first end map). Bahía de Rosa [sic] (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904-05, Tomo 1, end map). Röhss Bay (Nordenskjöld and others, 1905, map facing p.316; BA chart 3205, 31.x.1921; APC, 1955, p.18; BAS 250 sheet SQ 21-22/1 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1974). Bahía Röhss (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map; Pierrou, 1970, p.631; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.246). Röhss B. (HA chart, 1928). The bay was resurveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1952-55. Zaliv Ress (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 13' 00.0" S
- 64.21667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
58° 15' 00.0" W
- 58.25000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
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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