Megaw Island

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

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

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SCAR Gazetteer Ref. No 9382

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

The easternmost of the Bennett Islands in Hanusse Bay. Mapped from air photos taken by RARE (1947-48) and FIDASE (1956-57). Named by UK-APC for Helen Dick Megaw, British physicist who in 1934 made accurate measurements of the cell dimensions of ice.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 55' 00.0" S
- 66.917°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
67° 36' 00.0" W
- 67.600°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

No images of this place could be found.

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-1965

Related information

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