Patricia Islands

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

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

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Place ID: 10952
Name ID: 129901

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

Three small islands 15 mi SW of Austnes Point in the W part of Edward VIII Bay. Discovered and named in February 1936 by DI personnel on the William Scoresby. The islands were mapped in greater detail by Norwegian cartographers from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37. They were visited by an ANARE party under R.G. Dovers in 1954.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 51' 00.0" S
- 66.85000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
56° 47' 00.0" E
56.78333°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
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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-1947

Related information

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