Name details

Burkett Islands

Burkett Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Burkett Islands  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 1051

Feature type: Island

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A group of islands in Amundsen Bay about 6 km west of Mount Gleadell, Enderby Land. Plotted from air photographs taken from ANARE aircraft in 1956. Named after G E L Burkett, radio officer at Wilkes in 1960.

Named For

G E L Burkett, radio officer at Wilkes in 1960

Location

Latitude:
66° 55' 59.9" S
- 66.93330°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
50° 19' 59.9" E
50.33330°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
24-Nov-1961

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