Name details

Charlton Island

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 123481

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

The westernmost of the Frazier Islands, lying in Vincennes Bay. Mapped from air photographs taken by USN Operation HighJump (1946-47) and USN Operation Windmill (1947-48). Named by C.R. Eklund for Chief Electronics Technician Frederick E. Charlton, USN, of the Wilkes Station party, 1957.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 13' 00.0" S
- 66.21667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
110° 09' 00.0" E
110.15000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images


©David Smith 2005
Catalogue id
IA16630
Caption
Charlton Island from the south-west
Photographer
Smith, David

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-1960

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