Donald Griffiths FRAS commemorated
Griffiths Bay, as it will be known, is at 64 deg. 23' S, 58 deg. 52' W. The bay, approx. 10 km long and 7 km wide, N of Longing Peninsula, Trinity Peninsula, was formed during the break-up of the Prince Gustav Ice Shelf in 1995 and subsequent deglaciation.
Professor Donald Harrison Griffiths (1919-2007) was Professor of Geophysics at Birmingham University from 1963 and a pioneer of marine geosciences in Antarctica and the study of plate tectonics of the Rift Valley in East Africa. His obituary appeared in the February edition of 'A&G' and in the Guardian