Waddington Bay

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

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

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Place ID: 15628
Name ID: 111795

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

on E side of Penola Strait between Cape Tuxen and Rasmussen Island, Graham Coast, was partially defined by BeAE in February 1898; roughly charted by FAE, 1908-10, in 1909 and named Baie Waddington after Sénateur Waddington, Président de la Chambre de Commerce, who honoured FAE on its return to Rouen in 1910 (Charcot, 1912, Pl.3). Waddington Bay (BA chart 3175, 1934; Rymill, 1938a, map facing p .400; APC, 1955, p.22; DOS 610 sheet W 65 64, 1959). The bay was further charted by BGLE in 1936. Bahía Waddington (Argentina. IGM map, 1946; Pierrou, 1970, p.721; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.297). The bay was recharted by FIDS-RN in 1958.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 16' 00.0" S
- 65.26667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
64° 05' 00.0" W
- 64.08333°
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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:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

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