Name details

Gränicher Island

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 125875

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 small island which is the northernmost of the Bennett Islands in Hanusse Bay. Mapped from air photos obtained by RARE (1947-48) and FIDASE (1956-57). Named by UK-APC for Walter H.H. Granicher, Swiss physicist who from 1954 made important investigations of the electrical and mechanical properties of ice in relation to its molecular structure.

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Location

Latitude:
66° 53' 00.0" S
- 66.88333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
67° 43' 00.0" W
- 67.71667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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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-1965

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