Name details

Shortcut Island

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 131565

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

Crescent-shaped island 0.4 mi long, with three prominent indentations of the N shore, lying 0.7 mi SSE of Gamage Point and Palmer Station along the SW coast of Anvers Island. The suggestive name was given by Palmer Station personnel. The narrow, deep channel separating this island from Anvers Island is a shortcut from the station to the Biscoe Bay area by water.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 47' 00.0" S
- 64.78333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
64° 07' 00.0" W
- 64.11667°
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-1975

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