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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Biscoe Bay (GBR) 64° 48' 00.0" S 63° 49' 00.0" W Bay
Name ID: 107810 Place ID: 1363

N of Biscoe Point, S Anvers Island, was the probable landing site of John Biscoe, Master, RN (1794-1843), when on 21 February 1832 he took formal possession of what he believed to be part of the mainland of Antarctica (Biscoe, 1830-33b); roughly charted on 8 February 1898 by BeAE, which related the bay to Biscoe's description and named it Baie de Biscoe (Lecointe, map, 1899; Gerlache, 1900a, p.400). Baie de Bisco (Lecointe, 1900, map facing p.132). Biscoe Bay (BA chart 1238, vii.1900; APC, 1955, p.5; BA chart 3572, 29.xi.1974). Bay of Biscoe (Cook, 1900, map p.xx). Biscoe Bucht (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 2, first end map). Golfe Biscoe (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904c, map p.232-33). Biscoes Bukt (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904a, Del. 1, end map). Bahïa Biscoe (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904-05, Tomo 2, end map; Pierrou, 1970, p.205; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.47). Bahía de Biscoe (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904-05, Tomo 1, end map). Biscoe B. (HA chart, 1928). Bisco [sic] Bay (USAAF chart 1762, 1946). The bay was surveyed by FIDS from Arthur Harbour in 1955. Biscoe Baai (Knapp, 1958, p.569).

Biscoe Bay (USA) 64° 48' 00.0" S 63° 50' 00.0" W Bay
Name ID: 122553 Place ID: 1363

Bay which indents the SW coast of Anvers Island immediately N of Biscoe Point, in the Palmer Archipelago. First charted by the BelgAE, 1897-99, under Gerlache, and named by him for John Biscoe, who may have landed there in February 1832.

Biscoe, bahía (ARG) 64° 48' 00.0" S 63° 50' 00.0" W Bay
Name ID: 100286 Place ID: 1363

Biscoe, Bahía (CHL) 64° 48' 00.0" S 63° 48' 00.0" W Bay
Name ID: 105192 Place ID: 1363

Cartografiada por primera vez por la Expedición Antártica Belga de 1897-1899, al mando del teniente Adrien de Gerlache, quien le dio el nombre por el apellido de John Biscoe, quien pudo haber desembarcado en este lugar en febrero de 1832. Ensenada que se abre al NW de punta Biscoe, en la costa SW de isla Anvers, archipiélago de Palmer.

Mount Marzolf (AUS) 70° 27' 00.0" S 159° 40' 00.1" E Mountain
Name ID: 1363 Place ID: 9098

A mountain about 2 km west of Mount Gillmor in Oates Land. Mapped from air photographs taken by the US Navy. Named after J.E. Marzolf, USARP biologist at McMurdo station in the summer of 1967-68.

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