Name details

Låvebrua Island

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 127854

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, 95 m high, lying 0.7 mi E of South Point, Deception Island, in the South Shetland Islands. Charted by a British expedition under Foster, 1828-31. The name was given by Norwegian whalers operating from Deception Island, and was in use as early as 1927. The name is descriptive, meaning literally "threshing floor bridge" or "barn bridge."

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 02' 00.0" S
- 63.03333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
60° 35' 00.0" W
- 60.58333°
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Altitude:
95 m
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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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