Name details

Casey Islands

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 123352

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 small islands in the W part of Wylie Bay, S of Cape Monaco, Anvers Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. Fringing islands in this position were charted by the FrAE, 1903-05, led by Jean B. Charcot. Named by US-ACAN after Casey A. Jones, Jr., cook with the winter party at the nearby U.S. Palmer Station in 1979. He died in an accident, January 9, 1980, while serving at the U.S. South Pole Station.

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Location

Latitude:
64° 44' 00.0" S
- 64.73333°
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Longitude:
64° 16' 00.0" W
- 64.26667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

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Date approved:
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