Arrowsmith Island

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

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

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Place ID: 19418
Name ID: 137769

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 situated 1.43 km SE of Pickwick Island, 500 m S of Tupman Island and 900 m NW of Fizkin Island. The feature is 2.53 km long in WSW-ENE direction and 900 m wide. British mapping in 1971. Named after the British cartographer Aaron Arrowsmith (1750-1823) who published a map of the south polar region in 1794.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 30' 28.0" S
- 65.50778°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
65° 32' 09.0" W
- 65.53583°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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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

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Place names
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