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)
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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Feature type: Bay
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 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).
No images of this place could be found.