Name details

Sprightly Island

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111342

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 Spring Point, Danco Coast, was roughly charted by BeAE in January 1898 (Lecointe, 1903, Carte 5); recharted by FIDS from Norsel in April 1955 and named Sprightly Islet after the British sealer Sprightly (Capt. E. Hughes, Hughes Bay, q.v.), of Enderby Bros, London, which visited the South Shetland Islands and N Graham Land, 1824-25 (APC, 1958, p.6). Sprightly Island (APC, 1959a, p.11; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959). Islote Mar [=sea islet] (Argentina. MM, NM 134/15.x.1965; Pierrou, 1970, p.502).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 17' 00.0" S
- 64.28333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
61° 05' 00.0" W
- 61.08333°
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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:
4-Sep-1957

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