Grotto Island

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

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

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Place ID: 5726
Name ID: 109125

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

one of the Argentine Islands (q.v.), N of Faraday, Graham Coast, was charted by BGLE in 1935 and so named in reference to an ice cave on the island (Rymill, 1938b; BA chart 3213, 7.ii.1947; APC, 1955, p.11; DOS 210 Argentine Islands sheet, 1964). Isla Grotto (Rymill and others, 1943, map facing p.72; Pierrou, 1970, p.403; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.142).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 14' 00.0" S
- 65.23333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
64° 16' 00.0" W
- 64.26667°
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:
8-Sep-1953

Related information

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