Primero de Mayo Bay

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Location of Deception Island in the South Shetland Islands.

Primero de Mayo Bay is a bay on the southwest side of Port Foster, Deception Island, in the South Shetland Islands. Named "Bahia 1 de Mayo" or "Bahia Primero de Mayo" by the Argentine Antarctic Expedition, 1942–43, after the 1 de Mayo, an expedition ship which visited Deception Island in 1942 and 1943; she sank off the coast of Argentina on February 5, 1944.

Coordinates: 62°58′S 60°42′W / 62.967°S 60.700°W / -62.967; -60.700

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Primero de Mayo Bay" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).