Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
South Bay (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
South 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 Kemp and Py point, Doumer Island (q.v.), Palmer Archipelago, was charted by BGLE in February 1935 and so named from its position on the island (BA chart 3213, 5.x.1950; APC, 1955, p.19; BA chart 3572, 25.vii.1958). Bahía del Faro [=lighthouse bay], so called from the light sited on Py Point by AAE in 1947 (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.359). Bahía South (Chile. DNH chart 510, 1955; IHA, 1974, p.266). A station for summer occupation was established on the SE shore of the bay by the Chilean Navy, 18 February 1962, and called "Yelcho" after the Chilean oceanographic ship "Yelcho" (BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/3, 1-DOS 1979). "Yel'cho" (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl.24).
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