Name details

Beaumont Island

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107720

Feature type: Island

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

in Neny Bay, Marguerite Bay, Fallières Coast, was roughly mapped by BGLE in 1936 and by USAS in 1940-41; surveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1947 and named Beaumont Islet after The Port of Beaumont, Texas, the ship of RARE, which wintered in Back Bay from April 1947 to February 1948 (APC, 1955, p.5; BA chart 3213, 23.iii.1956). Beaumont Island (APC, 1959a, p.4; BA chart 3213, 12.viii.1960). Beamont [sic] Island (USHO chart 6650, 1963). Islote Beaumont (Chile. IH chart 1604, 1969). Islotes Beaumont (Argentina. AA, 1991, p. 6).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
68° 12' 00.0" S
- 68.20000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
66° 57' 00.0" W
- 66.95000°
Unknown precision
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:
31-Mar-1959

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