Name details

Brown Bay

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 102

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 1 kilometre to the north-east of Casey Station on Bailey Peninsula, Windmill Islands.Photographed by USN Operation Highjump (1946-47), the Soviet Antarctic Expedition (1956) and ANARE (1956,1962 and 1963).

Named For

Named after A M Brown, senior engineer with the Antarctic Division, Melbourne, who was a member of the team which planned and supervised the construction of Casey Station.  

Location

Latitude:
66° 16' 40.0" S
- 66.27778°
Accurate to 30m
Longitude:
110° 33' 00.0" E
110.55000°
Accurate to 30m
Altitude:
0 m
Accurate to 5m

Images

No images of this place could be found.

Map

Source

Location Method:
Topographic data
Source Name:
Windmill Islands 1:50000 GIS Dataset
Source Identifier:
Metadata ( Wind50k - Windmill Islands 1:50000 Topographic GIS Dataset )
Source Scale:
1:5000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
Australian Antarctic Division
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
22-Oct-1968

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