Name details

Casey Islands

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108106

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

W side of Wylie Bay, Anvers Island, were photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956 and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Arthur Harbour", 1956-58; named after Casey A. Jones, Jr (d. 1980), USARP cook, "Palmer Station", 1977-78, and "South Pole Station", 1979-80, who died in an accident at the latter station, 9 January 1980 (APC, 1982, p.3).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 44' 00.0" S
- 64.73333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
64° 16' 00.0" W
- 64.26667°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

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:
11-Jun-2008

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