Name details

Anchorage Island

Anchorage Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Anchorage Island  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107508

Feature type: Anchorage

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

one of the LĂ©onie Islands (q.v.), SW of Rothera, Adelaide Island, was reported by FAE, 1908-10, as possibly providing anchorage for a small ship (Rymill, 1938a, p.306); charted by BGLE in February 1936 and named Anchor Island (Rymill, 1938b). Anchorage Islet (DOS 601 sheet 67 68, 1954; APC, 1955, p.4). Islote Laguna [=lagoon islet] (Argentina. MM chart 132, 1957). Anchorage Island (APC, 1959a, p.4; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961). Anchorage Islands, in error (BA, 1961, p.197). Islote Amarra (Argentina. AA, 1991 p.2)

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 36' 12.0" S
- 67.60333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
68° 12' 36.0" W
- 68.21000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

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