Name details

Wyatt Island

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 112013

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

S of Day Island, Laubeuf Fjord, Loubet Coast, was seen from the air on 25 February and roughly surveyed from the ground in July 1936 by BGLE (Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.496); called descriptively South Island (Rymill and others, 1938, p.142). Isla Huinca, [=foreigner island] (Chile. DNH chart LII, 1947). The island was resurveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in September 1948 (DCS 601 sheet 67 66, 1954); in association with Day Island (q.v.), named Wyatt Island after Vice-Adm. Sir (Arthur) Guy (Norris) Wyatt, RN (1893-1981), Hydrographer of the Navy, 1945-50 (APC, 1955, p.22; BA, 1956, p.78; chart 3570, 21.ix.1957). South (Wyatt) Island (USHO, 1962, p.194). Isla South, as rejected name (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.304). Isla Wyatt (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.304).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 20' 00.0" S
- 67.33333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
67° 41' 00.0" W
- 67.68333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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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:
31-Mar-1955

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