Name details

Levy Island

United States Gazetteer Id 127978

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.

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Narrative

An isolated snow-covered island in Crystal Sound, about 7.5 mi E of Gagge Point, Lavoisier Island. Mapped from air photos taken by RARE (1947-48) and surveys by FIDS (1958-59). Named by UK-APC for Henri H. Levy, American physical chemist who, with S.W. Peterson, determined the location of the hydrogen atoms in ice by neutron diffraction, in 1957.

Location

Latitude:
66° 20' 00.0" S
-66.333°
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Longitude:
66° 35' 00.0" W
-66.583°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Region:
Not recorded

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Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1965

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