Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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Hondius Inlet (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Hondius Inlet (The name as it would appear on a map)
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This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
The 5.7 km wide ice-filled inlet indenting for 6.7 km the tip of Joerg Peninsula, Bowman Coast on the Antarctic Peninsula SE of Three Slice Nunatak. British mapping in 1963 and 1976. Named after the Flemish cartographer Jodocus Hondius (Joost de Hondt, 1563-1612) whose 1595 map depicted the southern continent Terra Australis separated from both Tierra del Fuego and New Guinea.
No images of this place could be found.