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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Börgen Bay (GBR) 64° 45' 00.0" S 63° 31' 00.0" W Bay
Name ID: 107878 Place ID: 1615

SE coast of Anvers Island, N of Neumayer Channel, between Canty Point and Bay Point, was roughly charted by BeAE, 8 February 1898, and named Baie Börgen (Lecointe, map, 1899) or Baie de Börgen, (Gerlache, 1900b) after Dr Carl Nicolay Jensen Börgen (1843-1909), then Director of the Marinobservatorium, Wilhelmshaven, who advised the expedition geophysicist E. Danco (Danco Coast, q.v.) on observations to be made; member of the German North Pole Expedition, 1869-70 (K. Koldewey). Börgen Bay (BA chart 1238, viii.1900; APC, 1955, p.6; BA chart 3572, 29.xi.1974). Borgen Bay (Cook, 1900, map p.xx; BA chart 3205,; 3213, 18.vii.1947). Börgen Bucht (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 2, first end map). Börgens Bukt (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904a, Del. 1, end map). Bahïa Borgens (Nordenskjöld, 1904-05, Tomo 1, end map). Bahïa Borgen (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map; Pierrou, 1970, p.210; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.51). Baie de Borgen (Gourdon, 1908, end map). Borgen B. (HA chart, 1928). Bahïa Börgen (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.268). The bay was surveyed by FIDS from "Arthur Harbour" in 1955. William Bay, in association with Mount William (q.v.), as rejected name (USBGN, 1956, p.66).

Börgen Bay (USA) 64° 45' 00.0" S 63° 30' 00.0" W Bay
Name ID: 122746 Place ID: 1615

Bay 4 mi wide, indenting the SE coast of Anvers Island close W of Bay Point, in the Palmer Archipelago. Discovered by the BelgAE, 1897-99, and named by Gerlache for Karl Borgen, German astronomer.

Börgen, bahía (ARG) 64° 45' 00.0" S 63° 30' 00.0" W Bay
Name ID: 100314 Place ID: 1615

Börgen, Bahía (CHL) 64° 44' 00.0" S 63° 30' 00.0" W Bay
Name ID: 105214 Place ID: 1615

Descubierta por la Expedición Antártica Belga de 1897-1899, al mando del teniente Adrien de Gerlache, quien probablemente le dio el nombre por el apellido de Karl Börgen, astrónomo alemán. Ha figurado como bahía Börgen. Bahía de 4 millas de ancho por 2 de saco y 2,4 millas de boca, ubicada en la costa SE de la isla Anvers, archipiélago de Palmer.

Börgen, Baie (BEL) 64° 45' 00.0" S 63° 30' 00.0" W Bay
Name ID: 104896 Place ID: 1615

Karl Börgen, astronome allemand de l'Observatoire de Wilhelmshaven, donna des cours à Emile Danco, membre de l'E.A.B. 1897-1899 sur le navire Belgica.

Mount Ryder (AUS) 66° 55' 59.9" S 52° 13' 59.9" E Mountain
Name ID: 1615 Place ID: 12553

A mountain about 38 km east of Pythagoras Peak, Enderby Land. Plotted from air photographs taken by ANARE in 1956 and 1957. Named after B.P. Ryder, radio officer at Mawson in 1961.

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