Name details

Bennett Islands

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107752

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 Hanusse Bay off NE Adelaide Island, comprising from N to S Gränicher Island, Pfaff Island, Mügge Island, Megaw Island and Weertman Island, were sketched from the air by BGLE on 13 February 1937 (Stephenson, 1934-37; Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.496); photographed from the air by RARE in 1947; named Bennett Islets after Arthur George Bennett (1880-1954), British whaling magistrate in the South Shetland Islands and South Orkney Islands for many seasons, 1913-27; acting Government Naturalist, Falkland Islands, 1924-38 (APC, 1955, p.5; DCS 601 sheet 67 66, 1954; sheet 66 66, 1955); surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Detaille Island", 1956-59. Bennett Islands (APC, 1959a, p.4; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961). Islotes Bennet [sic] (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.185). Islotes Bennett (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.44). Islas Bennett (Argentina. AA, 1991, p. 6).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 56' 00.0" S
- 66.93333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
67° 42' 00.0" W
- 67.70000°
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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:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
22-Sep-1954

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