Name details

Eyres Bay

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 108

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 formed by the Western side of Browning Peninsula and the Vanderford Glacier at the southern end of the Windmill Islands. The feature was first plotted from air photographs taken by USN Operation Highjump (1946-47). Named after Ensign D L Eyres, USN, a member of the Wilkes party in 1958.  

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 29' 00.0" S
- 66.48331°
Accurate to 30m
Longitude:
110° 28' 00.1" E
110.46669°
Accurate to 30m
Altitude:
0 m
Accurate to 5m

Images


©AAD, Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 1976
Catalogue id
475C6
Photographer
Regester, Robin P

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:
23-Oct-1962

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