Umber Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Umber Island (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Island
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:
on E side of Lazarev Bay, NW Alexander Island, was photographed from the air by RARE in 1947 and mapped from air photographs by FIDS in 1959; so named because, on the RARE photographs, the island appears in deep shadow cast by Havre Mountains to the NE ([in 69°13'S 72°00'W] APC, 1961, p.4; BA chart 3571. 14.vii.1961; Searle, 1963, end map; [co-ordinates corrected from US LANDSAT imagery of February 1975] APC, 1977, p.34; BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/5 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978).
No images of this place could be found.