Name details

Horseshoe Island

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 126718

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

Island 6.5 mi long and 3 mi wide occupying most of the entrance to Square Bay, along the W coast of Graham Land. Discovered and named by the BGLE under Rymill who mapped this area by land and from the air in 1936-37. Its name is indicative of the crescentic alignment of the 600 to 900 m peaks which give a comparable shape to the island.

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Location

Latitude:
67° 51' 00.0" S
- 67.85000°
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Longitude:
67° 12' 00.0" W
- 67.20000°
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Altitude:
900 m
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

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Date approved:
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