Name details

Shannon Bay

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

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

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Informal Antarctic/sub-Antarctic Gazetteer Id 137380

Feature type: Bay

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Informal Antarctic/sub-Antarctic Gazetteer.

Narrative

The official name for this feature is Crane Cove in the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer. The name Shannon Bay is shown on the Casey Station Local Area Map (map number 5153). It is not known where the name Shannon Bay originates from, as there aren't any known ANARE expeditioners by the name of Shannon that worked at Casey station. The name has been used in many scientific papers.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 16' 44.8" S
- 66.27911°
Accurate to 30m
Longitude:
110° 31' 32.2" E
110.52561°
Accurate to 30m
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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:
Unknown

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Aus_display_scale_250k: Yes      Aus_display_scale_100k: Yes     
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