Seal Islands

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

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

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Place ID: 12943
Name ID: 111098

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

group of islands and rocks separated from Cape Yelcho, Elephant Island, by Sealers Passage, were roughly charted by Bransfield in the brig Williams, 13February 1820, when a landing was made by William Smith, pilot in the ship; so named from the numerous seals

Named For

Location

Latitude:
60° 59' 10.5" S
- 60.98625°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
55° 23' 00.7" W
- 55.38353°
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

Biodiversity
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Place names
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