Name details

Bernal Islands

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 122458

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

A group of four mainly snow-covered islands and a number of rocks lying in Crystal Sound, about 10 mi E of the S end of Lavoisier Island, Biscoe Islands. Mapped from surveys by FIDS (1958-59) and air photos obtained by RARE (1947-48). Named by UK-APC for John D. Bernal, British physicist, joint author with Sir Ralph Fowler of a classic paper on the structure of ice which suggested the location of the hydrogen atoms, in 1933.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 22' 00.0" S
- 66.36667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
66° 28' 00.0" W
- 66.46667°
Unknown precision
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:
1-Jan-1965

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