Name details

Two Summit Island

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111702

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

W side of Maxwell Bay, King George Island, in E entrance of Fildes Strait (q.v.), was known to nineteenth-century sealers; charted by DI in January 1935 and named descriptively Two Hummock Island (Nelson and others, chart 1935c; BA chart 1774, 9.vii.1948). Isla Dos Morros [=two hills island] (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.209; Pierrou, 1970, p.321; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.105). Isla Dos Lomos [= two humps island] (Argentina. MM chart EPSILON, 1954). The feature was later renamed Two Summit Island (APC, 1955, p.21; DOS 610 sheet W 62 58, 1968); photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS, 1957-59. Dos Mogotes [=two rocks], as rejected name (Pierrou, 1970, p.321). Isla Two Summit, as rejected name (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.105).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 14' 10.0" S
- 62.23611°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
58° 56' 46.3" W
- 58.94619°
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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:
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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:
20-Sep-1955

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