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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Feature type: Bay (3)
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:
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.