Name details

Abbott Island

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 121534

Feature type: Island (5)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Island lying 1 mi W of Davis Island in the S part of Bouquet Bay, off the NE side of Brabant Island in the Palmer Archipelago. Roughly charted by the FrAE under Charcot, 1903-05. Photographed by Hunting Aerosurveys Ltd. in 1956-57, and mapped from these photos in 1959. Named by the UK-APC for Maude Abbott (1869-1940), American authority on congenital heart disease. Her classification of this subject is the basis of modern investigation and treatment.

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Location

Latitude:
64° 06' 00.0" S
- 64.10000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
62° 08' 00.0" W
- 62.13333°
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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:
1-Jan-1960

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