Name details

Douglas Bay

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 134465

Feature type: Bay

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

A crescent shaped bay, approximately 1.3 kilometres across at the base of and between the arms of Scullin Monolith.
Named after Group Captain Eric Douglas, Polar Medal and Clasp with the BANZARE expedition 1929/31 and 1930/31 under the command of Sir Douglas Mawson.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
68° 00' 00.0" S
- 68.00000°
Accurate to 200m
Longitude:
67° 00' 00.0" E
67.00000°
Accurate to 200m
Altitude:
0 m
Unknown precision

Images

No images of this place could be found.

Map

Source

Location Method:
Satellite Image
Source Name:
Landsat 7 satellite image
Source Identifier:
Satellite image ( Satellite Image Catalogue - Scene Id L71133108_10820000131 - View Reference
)
Source Scale:
1:7000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
USGS - United States Geological Survey
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
1-May-2007

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