Name details

Cecilia Island

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 123395

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

The southernmost of the Aitcho Islands, lying in English Strait in the South Shetland Islands. The name Cecilias Straits was applied to English Strait by Captain Davis of the American sealer Huron of New Haven, CT, which visited the South Shetland Islands in 1820-22, after the shallop Cecilia tender to the Huron. Since English Strait is firmly established, the UK-APC in 1961 applied the name Cecilia to this conspicuous feature in order to preserve the American name in the area.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 25' 00.0" S
- 62.41667°
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Longitude:
59° 43' 00.0" W
- 59.71667°
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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 Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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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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