Name details

Humps Island

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 126841

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 0.5 mi long with two summits near the W end, situated 4 mi SSE of the tip of The Naze, a peninsula of N James Ross Island, which lies S of the NE end of Antarctic Peninsula. Discovered by the SwedAE under Nordenskjold, 1901-04. This descriptive name was recommended by the UK-APC in 1948 following a survey of the area by the FIDS in 1945.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 59' 00.0" S
- 63.98333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
57° 25' 00.0" W
- 57.41667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

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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