Name details

Nelly Island

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 129311

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 largest and easternmost of the Frazier Islands, lying in Vincennes Bay. The Frazier Islands were delineated from aerial photographs taken by USN Operation HighJump in February 1947. Nelly Island was visited on Jan. 21, 1956 by a party of the ANARE who established an astronomical control station there. So named by ANARE because there are several Giant Petrel, or Nelly, rookeries on the island.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 14' 00.0" S
- 66.23333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
110° 11' 00.0" E
110.18333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images


©AAD, Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 1978
Catalogue id
2667D3
Caption
Looking north west over Nelly, Dewart and Charlton Islands. Antarctic Specially Protected Areas (ASPA)
Photographer
Johnstone, Gavin W

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-1958

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