Name details

Nye Islands

Nye Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Nye Islands  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 129546

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.

Narrative

Two small islands lying between Midgley Island and Pidgeon Island, in the Windmill Islands. The two islands where photographed by USN Operation HighJump (1946-47) and USN Operation Windmill (1947-48), and though rather clearly shown in the photography were not shown on the resulting charts. Named by the US-ACAN for Harvey M. Nye, meteorological electronics technician at Wilkes Station in 1959.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 10' 00.0" S
- 66.16667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
110° 25' 00.0" E
110.41667°
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:
1-Jan-1963

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