Name details

Steinemann Island

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111387

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 NE Adelaide Island, forming SW entrance point of Buchanan Passage, was photographed from the air by RARE, 1947-48, and by FIDASE, 1956-57, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Detaille Island" in 1958; in association with the names of glaciologists grouped in this area, named after Samuel Steinemann (b.1923), Swiss physicist who, starting in 1953, made laboratory investigations on the flow of single and polycrystalline ice; Professor of Physics, University of Lausanne, from 1968 (APC, 1960, p.7; BA, 1961, p.195; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/10, 1-DOS 1979).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 52' 00.0" S
- 66.86667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
67° 55' 00.0" W
- 67.91667°
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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:
23-Sep-1960

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