Red Island

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

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

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Place ID: 11952
Name ID: 130613

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

Circular, flat-topped island, 1 mi in diameter and 495 m high, with reddish cliffs of volcanic rock, lying 3.5 mi NW of Cape Lachman, James Ross Island, in Prince Gustav Channel. Discovered and named by the SwedAE under Nordenskjold, 1901-04.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 44' 00.0" S
- 63.73333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
57° 52' 00.0" W
- 57.86667°
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Altitude:
495 m
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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-1952

Related information

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