Glinka Islands

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

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

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Place ID: 5390
Name ID: 109042

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.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

in Lazarev Bay off E coast of Rothschild Island, were photographed from the air on USN Operation "Highjump", 1946-47, and by RARE, 1947-48; mapped by FIDS in 1959 from air photographs as two islands with off-lying rocks; in association with the names of other composers in this area, named after Michael Ivanovich Glinka (1803-57), Russian composer ([in 69 23'S 72 17'W] APC, 1961, p.3; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961; Searle, 1963, end map; [co-ordinates corrected from USLANDSAT imagery of February 1975] BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/5 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978; APC, 1986, p.3); remapped by BAS, 1975-77, as one island with off-lying rocks.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
69° 30' 00.0" S
- 69.50000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
72° 10' 00.0" W
- 72.16667°
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:
2-Mar-1961

Related information

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