Name details

Davis Island

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 124150

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

An island about 2 mi long, situated in a position which blocks much of the channel between Brabant Island and Liege Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. The island was photographed and roughly charted by the BelgAE, 1897-99. The naming, by J.B. Charcot, leader of the French Antarctic Expedition, 1903-05, honors Walter G. Davis, director of the Argentine government meteorological office at the time of the French exploration.

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Location

Latitude:
64° 06' 00.0" S
- 64.10000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
62° 04' 00.0" W
- 62.06667°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
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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