Name details

Gremlin Island

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 125942

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 rocky island which lies close NW of the tip of Red Rock Ridge, off the W coast of Graham Land. First surveyed in 1936 by the BGLE under Rymill. The island was used as a site for a depot by FIDS in 1948-49, and was so named by them because of the mysterious disappearance of a ration box left there by a FIDS sledging party.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
68° 16' 00.0" S
- 68.26667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
67° 12' 00.0" W
- 67.20000°
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-1963

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