Stray Islands

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

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

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Place ID: 14132
Name ID: 111434

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

on NE side of French Passage between Petermann Island and Vedel Islands, Graham Coast, were photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956 and from the helicopter of HMS Protector in March 1958, and mapped from air photographs; so named from their scattered distribution (APC, 1959a, p.11; BA chart 3572, 12.viii.1960). Islotes Labbé, so called by CAE after Tte 1° C. Labbé L. (Labbé Rock, q.v.) (Chile. DNH chart 1502, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.173). Islote Stray, apparently referring to the SW-most of the islands (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.178).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 10' 00.0" S
- 65.16667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
64° 15' 00.0" W
- 64.25000°
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:
7-Jul-1959

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