Name details

Brosnahan Island

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 122977

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.

Narrative

Island 1 mi long, rising above the western part of the Ross Ice Shelf 11 mi NE of Cape Murray. Mapped by the USGS from tellurometer surveys and Navy air photos, 1959-63. Named by US-ACAN for Cdr. James J. Brosnahan, USN, commander of the McMurdo Station winter party, 1961.

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Location

Latitude:
79° 28' 00.0" S
-79.46667°
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Longitude:
160° 59' 00.0" E
160.98333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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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:
1-Jan-1965

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