Name details

Litchfield Island

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 128110

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

Rocky island 0.5 mi long and rising to 50 m, lying 0.5 mi S of Norsel Point, off the SW coast of Anvers Island in the Palmer Archipelago. Surveyed by the FIDS in 1955. Named by the UK-APC for Douglas B. Litchfield of FIDS, general assistant and mountaineer at the Arthur Harbor station in 1955 who helped with the local survey and made numerous soundings through the sea ice in the vicinity of the island.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 46' 00.0" S
- 64.76667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
64° 06' 00.0" W
- 64.10000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
50 m
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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