Name details

Refuge Islands

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 130647

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

Small group of islands lying 1 mi from the ice cliffs at the SW side of Red Rock Ridge, off the W coast of Graham Land. Discovered and named by the BGLE under Rymill, 1934-37, who used these islands as a depot for sledge journeys S from the southern base in the Debenham Islands.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
68° 21' 00.0" S
- 68.35000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
67° 10' 00.0" W
- 67.16667°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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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-1963

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