Abernethy Flats

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Abernethy Flats is a gravel plain cut by braided streams at the head of Brandy Bay, James Ross Island. Named by United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee (UK-APC) in 1983 after Thomas Abernethy, gunner on HMS Erebus during exploration of these waters in 1842–43.

Coordinates: 63°52′S 57°54′W / 63.867°S 57.900°W / -63.867; -57.900 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Abernethy Flats" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).