Name details

Fowler Islands

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108895

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

in Crystal Sound, Loubet Coast, were photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Detaille Island" in 1958; in association with the names of glaciologists grouped in this area, named after Sir Ralph Howard Fowler (1889-1944), English physicist; Professor of Applied Mathematics, Cambridge University, 1932-44; joint author in 1933 with J.D. Bernal (Bernal Islands, q.v.) of a classic paper on the structure of ice which suggested the location of the hydrogen atoms (APC, 1960, p.4; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 25' 00.0" S
- 66.41667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
66° 26' 00.0" W
- 66.43333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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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:
23-Sep-1960

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