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)
Weddellhavet (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Weddellhavet (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Sea (4)
This name originates from Norway. It is part of the Norway Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
The ocean area between Antarctic Peninsula and Coats Land W of Dronning Maud Land. After James Weddell, Master, RN, who discovered the sea in 1823. He named it George IV Sea. The present name, honoring the discoverer, was proposed by Dr. Karl Fricker in 1900.
No images of this place could be found.