Name details

Heap Island

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109246

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 the SE coast of Renaud Island, Biscoe Islands, Graham Coast, between Jurva Point and Bates Island, was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956; in association with the names of sea-ice specialists grouped in this area, named after Dr John Arnfield Heap (b.1932), sea-ice specialist with FIDS, 1955-62, who worked in the Antarctic with FIDS, 1955-56, with TAE, 1956-57, and with USARP, 1962-63; author of Sea ice distribution in the Antarctic between 70 W. and 92 W. (London, 1963); Head, Polar Regions Section, FCO, and a member of APC, from 1976 (APC, 1986, p.3).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 50' 00.0" S
- 65.83333°
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Longitude:
65° 43' 00.0" W
- 65.71667°
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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:
13-Nov-1985

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