Name details

Gek Island

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 1079

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

An island in the Bunger Hills. Charted by the Soviet Antarctic Expedition in 1956. Named after one of the characters from a novel of A. Gajdar, "Chuk i Gek".

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 04' 25.6" S
- 66.07378°
Accurate to 200m
Longitude:
101° 10' 40.2" E
101.17783°
Accurate to 200m
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

No images of this place could be found.

Map

Source

Location Method:
Satellite Image
Source Name:
LIMA
Source Identifier:
Satellite image ( Satellite Image Catalogue - Scene Id E165_RGB_321_1X not in the Satellite Image Catalogue. )
Source Scale:
1:50000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
USGS
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
29-Apr-1994

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