Name details

Ongley Island

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110436

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 N Greenwich Island, W of Dee Island, was charted by DI in 1935 and named after L. T. Ongley, cartographer in the Admiralty Hydrographic Department at the time (Nelson and others, chart, 1935b; BA chart 1774, 9.vii.1948; APC, 1955, p.16; DOS 610 sheet W 62 58, 1968). Isla Ongley (Argentina. MM chart 138, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.564; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.216). The island was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 25' 48.0" S
- 62.43000°
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Longitude:
59° 53' 14.6" W
- 59.88739°
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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:
8-Sep-1953

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