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)
Weddell Arm (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Weddell Arm (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Arm (8)
This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
The southernmost and westernmost arm of Langnes Fjord in the Vestfold Hills. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37. Visited in 1955 and 1957 by ANARE parties and so named because they found large numbers of Weddell seals in the area.