Name details

Martinson Island

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 136928

Feature type: None recorded.

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

An island 0.9 kilometer long and 224 meters high which is the largest and southernmost of the three Gould Islands (q.v.) in southwestern Marguerite Bay. Nautical charts have indicated the possibility of rocks or small islands in the vicinity. Gould Islands were sighted and positioned from the Research Vessel Laurence M. Gould (Captain Joseph Abshire) during the January 2009 cruise. Martinson Island was named by US-ACAN (2009) after Douglas G. Martinson, the expedition leader and project co-Principal Investigator.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
68° 36' 16.0" S
- 68.60444°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
71° 58' 38.0" W
- 71.97722°
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Altitude:
224 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

new feature (R.Payne, 21.1.10)

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
20-Oct-2009

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