Name details

Stanley Island

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111365

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

NE of Spur Point, Cabinet Inlet, Foyn Coast, was photographed from the air by RARE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in December 1947; called Bertrand Island by RARE after Dr K.J. Bertrand (Bertrand Ice Piedmont, q.v.) (Ronne, 1949, map p.230 and p.291); in association with the names in this area of members of the War Cabinet (which authorised Operation "Tabarin" in 1943), named after The Rt Hon. Oliver Frederick George Stanley (1894-1950), Secretary of State for War, 1940, and for the Colonies, 1942-45 (BA chart 3570, 27.vi.1952; APC, 1955, p.20; DCS 601 sheet 66 62, 1955). Isla Neves, so called by AAE probably after a member of the expedition (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.325). Isla Stanley (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.671; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.267). Isola Bertrand (Zavatti, 1958, Tav. 12-13). Ostrov Stenli (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 32' 00.0" S
- 66.53333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
63° 40' 00.0" W
- 63.66667°
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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:
22-Jan-1951

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