Name details

Emperor Island

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 124819

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

Small island in Marguerite Bay, lying close NE of Courtier Islands in the Dion Islands. The islands in this group were discovered and roughly charted in 1909 by the FrAE. This island was surveyed in 1948 by the FIDS and so named by the UK-APC because a low rock and shingle isthmus at the SE end of the island is the winter breeding site of emperor penguins.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 52' 00.0" S
- 67.86667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
68° 43' 00.0" W
- 68.71667°
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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-1963

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