Name details

Slumkey Island

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111228

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

one of the SE Pitt Islands (q.v.), Biscoe Islands, following air photography by FIDASE in 1956 and in association with the names of characters from Pickwick papers in this area, named after the Honourable Samuel Slumkey (APC, 1959a, p.11; BA chart 3573, 26.viii.1960). Isla Contramaestre González, probably referring to this feature after the second boatswain in the Argentine corvette Uruguay, 1904-05 (Pierrou, 1970, p.262).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 30' 00.0" S
- 65.50000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
65° 27' 00.0" W
- 65.45000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
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:
7-Jul-1959

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