Name details

Thorgaut Island

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 132663

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 island in the NE part of the Robinson Group, lying 7 mi NW of Cape Daly. This island and those near it were sighted in 1931 by the crew of the Norwegian whale catcher names Thorgaut and Robinson, respectively, for the group. Having approved Robinson as the group name, Thorgaut Island has been approved for the most conspicuous of its features.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 27' 00.0" S
- 67.45000°
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Longitude:
63° 33' 00.0" E
63.55000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1965

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