Ferrero Bay

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Ferrero Bay is a body of water about 15 nautical miles (30 km) wide, lying immediately west of Cosgrove Ice Shelf and occupying the outer (west) part of the embayment between the King Peninsula and the Canisteo Peninsula.

Discovery and name

The bay was mapped from air photos taken by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump in December 1946. Ferrero Bay was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names in honor of Lieutenant Commander H. H. Ferrero, who served as the communications officer on the staff of the Commander, U.S. Navy Support Force, Antarctica during the 1966–68 research seasons.