Name details

Kirsty Island

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 135283

Feature type: Island

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

Small island just W of Lagoon Island and E of LĂ©onie Island, Ryder Bay, Adelaide Island. Has outcrops of reddish rocks. Used by scientists at Rothera Research Station as a site for marine research and recreation. Photographed from the air by FIDASE 1957. Named for Kirsty Brown, Marine Biologist at the BAS who died while on duty at Rothera Research Station, July 2003 (APC, 2004).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 35' 48.0" S
- 67.59667°
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Longitude:
68° 16' 00.0" W
- 68.26667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
29-Sep-1904

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