Lockyer Island

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

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

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Place ID: 8577
Name ID: 109881

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 SW entrance of Admiralty Sound, between James Ross Island and Snow Hill Island, was seen from a distance by Ross, 7 January 1843, and called Cape Lockyer after Capt. Nicholas Lockyer, RN (1782-1847), a friend of Capt. F.R.M. Crozier, RN, commanding HMS Terror on Ross's expedition (BA chart 1238, 1844; Ross, 1847a, p.346 and map facing p.329). Cabo Fockyer [sic] (Spain. DH chart 458, 1861). Cap Lockyer (Friederichsen, 1895, Tafel 7 facing p.304). The feature was surveyed by SwAE, 9 March 1902, and its insularity proved. Cabo Lockyer, referring to the original name (Nordenskjöld, 1904c, p.13). Lockyer Insel (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol.1, p.152). Isla Lockyer (Sobral, 1904, p.102; Pierrou, 1970, p.487; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.187). Lockyer Ön (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904a, Del.1, end map). Isola Lockeyer [sic] (Duse, 1907, p.264). Lockyer Eiland, Lokyer [sic] Eiland (Nordenskjöld and others, 1907, p.57). Lockeyerinsel [sic] (Nordenskjöld, 1911b, p.116). IÎle Lockyer (Charcot, 1912, Pl.1). Lockyer Island (BA chart 3205, 31.x.1921; APC, 1955, p.14; DOS 610 sheet W 64 56, 1961). Lockyer Ö (HA chart, 1928). Lockyeröen (Aagaard, 1930, end map). Lockyerøya (Aagaard, 1944, p.32). The island was further surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in September 1952. Kaap Lockyer, referring to the original name (Knapp, 1958, p.579). Isla Lockey [sic] (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1960).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 27' 00.0" S
- 64.45000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
57° 37' 00.0" W
- 57.61667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

Related information

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