Name details

Cecilia Island

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108126

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

S-most of the Aitcho Islands (q.v.), English Strait, was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956-57; called descriptively Isla Torre [=tower island] (Chile. DNH chart 1405, 1961; IHA. 1974, p.279); named Cecilia Island in association with English Strait (q.v.), formerly called Cecilias Straits by Capt. J. Davis, of the American sealing ship Huron of Newhaven (which visited the South Shetland Islands, 1820-22), after the shallop Cecilia, tender to Huron (APC, 1962, p.8; BA chart 1774, 19.viii.1968). Isla Tower, as rejected form (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.280).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 24' 46.2" S
- 62.41283°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
59° 43' 42.6" W
- 59.72850°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
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:
31-Aug-1962

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