Stibbs Bay

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

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

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Place ID: 15256
Name ID: 138

Feature type: Bay

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A bay about 7 km wide just east of the Jelbart Glacier. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from aerial photographs taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition (1936-37) and called Utstikkarbukta (The Projecting Bay). Renamed after R.K. Stibbs, Officer-in-Charge ANARE Macquarie Island in 1951.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 32' 02.8" S
- 67.53411°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
61° 27' 34.9" E
61.45969°
Unknown precision
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:
18-Feb-1958

Related information

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