Name details

Clements Island

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108225

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

marking NE end of Extension Reef (q.v.) off S coast of Rabot Island, Biscoe Islands, was charted by FAE, 1903-05, and named le Clément-Markham or le Cl. Markham after Sir Clements Markham (Markham Bay, q.v.) (Charcot, 1906b, p.477; 1906a, map facing p.316). le Cl. Marckham[sic] (Gourdon, 1908, p.29). Clements Markham Island (BA chart 1238, ix.1908). le Clements Markham (Matha and Rey, 1911, Pl. 2). Markham Island (Wilkins, 1929, map facing p.374; BA chart 3196, 12.xi.1948; APC, 1955, p.14; DOS 610 sheet W 65 64, 1959). The island was further charted by BGLE (Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.400). Isla Markham (Chile. DNH chart LII, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.506). The island was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956-57. Clements Island (APC, 1961, p.2; BA chart 3573, 20.iv.1984). Isla Clements Markham (Chile. DNH chart 1502, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.78).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 56' 00.0" S
- 65.93333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
66° 00' 00.0" W
- 66.00000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
2-Feb-1961

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