Name details

Newcomb Bay

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 129373

Feature type: Bay (3)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Sheltered bay about 1 mi in extent, between Clark Peninsula and Bailey Peninsula in the Windmill Islands. First mapped from USN Operation HighJump aerial photographs taken in February 1947. In February 1957 Willis L. Tressler, oceanographer, led a party from the USS suggested by Tressler for Lt. Robert C. Newcomb, USN, navigator of the Glacier and member of the survey party.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 16' 00.0" S
- 66.26667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
110° 33' 00.0" E
110.55000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images


©AAD, Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 1988
Catalogue id
2792B2
Photographer
Zehnder, Bruno J

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:
1-Jan-1957

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