Crates Bay

SCAR Gazetteer Ref. No 19291

Feature type:

Origin

This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

The 8 km wide bay indenting for 6 km the NE coast of Stresher Peninsula, Graham Coast on the Antarctic Peninsula. Part of Holtedahl Bay. Entered SE of Starmen Point and NW of the headland formed by Lens Peak. Conway Island lies in the central part of the bay. Formed as a result of glacier retreat during the last three decades of the 20th century. British mapping in 1976. Named after the Greek philosopher Crates of Mallus (2nd century BC) who placed the southern polar land envisaged by Aristotle as two areas on the earliest globe representing the Earth.

Location

Latitude:
66° 09' 20.0" S
-66.156°
Accurate to 0m
Longitude:
65° 25' 30.0" W
-65.425°
Accurate to 0m
Altitude:
Not recorded
Accurate to 0m
Region:
Not recorded

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown The coordinates for this place name were derived from Map id 0 - This map does not exist in the SCAR Map Catalogue. in the SCAR Map Catalogue.
Source Name:
Unknown
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Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
16-Jul-2013

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