Name details

Mariner Islands

Mariner Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Mariner Islands  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 128434

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

Group of rocky islands and rocks forming the north-central group of the Highjump Archipelago, bounded by Edisto Channel on the W, Gossard Channel on the S, and Remenchus Glacier on the east. Mapped from air photos taken by USN Operation HighJump, 1946-47, and named by the US-ACAN to commemorate the discovery of a large ice-free region at the W end of the Knox Coast by the crew of the PBM-Martin Mariner seaplane commanded by D.E. Bunger. During photographic reconnaissance of this coastal area in January 1947, the aircraft landed on one of the inlets indenting the Bunger Hills and ground-level photographs and water samples were obtained at that time.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 01' 00.0" S
- 66.01667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
101° 09' 00.0" E
101.15000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images


©AAD Non-commercial use only 2000
Catalogue id
IA47444
Caption
Landsat LIMA image compiled from images E164_RGB_321_1X and E165_RGB_321_1X.
Photographer
Unknown

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-1956

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