Dean Island

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

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

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Place ID: 3435
Name ID: 124189

Feature type: Island (5)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

An ice-covered island, 20 mi long and 10 mi wide, lying within the Getz Ice Shelf and midway between Grant Island and Siple Island, off the coast of Marie Byrd Land. First sighted from a distance of 20 mi from the USS Glacier on Feb. 5, 1962. Named for Chief Warrant Officer S.L. Dean, USN, Electrical Officer on the Glacier at the time of discovery.

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Location

Latitude:
74° 30' 00.0" S
- 74.50000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
127° 35' 00.0" W
-127.58333°
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:
1-Jan-1966

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