New Plymouth (Livingston Island)

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Location of Byers Peninsula, Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands.
Topographic map of Livingston Island, Greenwich, Robert, Snow and Smith Islands.

New Plymouth is a bay bordered by an extensive line of beaches, lying south of Start Point and between Rugged Island and the west end of Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica.

This descriptive name, used by early sealers, dates back to at least 1822 and is now established in international usage.

Location[edit]

The bay is centred at 62°37′05.2″S 61°11′05″W / 62.618111°S 61.18472°W / -62.618111; -61.18472Coordinates: 62°37′05.2″S 61°11′05″W / 62.618111°S 61.18472°W / -62.618111; -61.18472 (British mapping in 1968, detailed Spanish mapping in 1993, and Bulgarian mapping in 2005 and 2009).

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References[edit]

 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "New Plymouth (Livingston Island)" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).