Edward VIII Bay

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Edward VIII Bay is a bay about 32 kilometres (20 mi) in extent, located between Edward VIII Plateau (a dome-shaped, ice-covered peninsula near Magnet Bay) and the Øygarden Group of islands. The head of the bay is occupied by the Edward VIII Ice Shelf. The bay was discovered in 1936 by Discovery Investigations personnel on the RRS William Scoresby, and named for Edward VIII, then King of the United Kingdom.[1]


Coordinates: 66°50′S 57°0′E / 66.833°S 57.000°E / -66.833; 57.000 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Edward VIII Bay" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).