Name details

Trump Islands

Trump Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Trump Islands  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111667

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

between Extension Reef, Biscoe Islands, and Dodman Island, Graham Coast, were charted by BGLE in August-September 1935 and so named, trump being the first name that came to mind (Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.400; DCS 9 sheet C, 1948; APC, 1959a, p.12; BA chart 3573, 26.viii.1960). Islas Trump (Rymill and others, 1943, map facing p.96). Islas Triu nfo [translation of English name] (Chile. DNH chart LII, 1947). Trump Islets ([in 66°02'S 66°05'W] BA chart 3196, 12.xi.1948; APC, 1955, p.21; DCS 601 sheet 66 66, 1955). Isla Trump, Islote Trump, referring to the largest island (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.295; 1957b, p.156). The islands were photographed from the air by AAE in 1956. Islotes Trump (Argentina. MM chart 131, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.698; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.283).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 02' 00.0" S
- 66.03333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
65° 56' 00.0" W
- 65.93333°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

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:
20-Sep-1955

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