Name details

Cheshire Island

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 138361

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

A small island 80 m by 80 m situated about 25 m offshore from Rothera Point, Adelaide Island. Named after Alan Armstrong Cheshire (b.1955), British Antarctic Survey radio operator at Faraday and Rothera research stations 1976-79.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 34' 23.0" S
- 67.57306°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
68° 07' 29.0" W
- 68.12472°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

request by Adrian Fox, June 2018

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
14-Apr-2016

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