Tambra Island

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

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

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Place ID: 19399
Name ID: 137764

Feature type: Island (5)

Origin

This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

The mostly ice-covered island in the Pitt island group of Biscoe Islands that is separated from the adjacent Jingle Island to the NE by a 60 m wide passage, and situated 700 m NE of Weller Island and 730 m ESE of Krivus Island. The feature is 1.17 km long in SW-NE direction and 700 m wide. British mapping in 1971. Named after Tambra Hill in Southern Bulgaria.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 26' 05.0" S
- 65.43472°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
65° 21' 00.0" W
- 65.35000°
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:
21-Oct-2013

Related information

Biodiversity
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Place names
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