Name details

Fish Islands

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108809

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

off Prospect Point, Graham Coast, comprising Flounder Island, Mackerel Island, Perch Island, Plaice Island, Salmon Island, Trout Island and The Minnows, were roughly charted and named by BGLE in September 1935 (Rymill and others, 1938, p.75 and map facing p.400; DCS 9 sheet C, 1948; APC, 1959a, p.6; BA chart 3213, 12.viii.1960). Islas Fish (Rymill and others, 1943, map facing p. 96; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.125). Isla Pescado [=fish island] (Chile. DNH chart LII, 1947). Fish Islets (BA chart 3196, 12.xi.1948; APC, 1955, p. 10; DCS 601 sheet 66 64, 1955). Islotes Fish (Argentina. MM chart 107, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.363). The islands were recharted by FIDS from Shackleton in 1957.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 01' 00.0" S
- 66.01667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
65° 24' 00.0" W
- 65.40000°
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:
20-Sep-1955

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