Tower Island

SCAR Gazetteer Ref. No 14863

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.

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Narrative

Island 5 mi long and 305 m high, lying 20 mi NE of Trinity Island and marking the NE extent of Palmer Archipelago. Named on Jan. 30, 1820, by Edward Bransfield, Master, RN, who described it as a round island.

Location

Latitude:
63° 33' 00.0" S
-63.550°
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Longitude:
59° 51' 00.0" W
-59.850°
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Altitude:
305 m
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Region:
Not recorded

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1947

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