Name details

Augusto, Islote

Augusto, Islote (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Augusto, Islote  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Chile Gazetteer Id 105134

Feature type: Island (5)

Origin

This name originates from Chile. It is part of the Chile Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Descubierto por la Expedición Antártica Belga de 1897-1899, al mando del teniente Adrien de Gerlache, quien lo llamó Auguste por el nombre de su padre. En algunas cartas chilenas hasta 1957 figuró como isla Manuel Rodríguez. Desde 1962 se usa en su traducción al castellano. Islote de cima plana de 42 metros de elevación, situado en el estrecho De Gerlache, a 3,7 millas al NE del cabo Wauters de la isla Two Hummock, archipiélago de Palmer.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 03' 00.0" S
- 64.05000°
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Longitude:
61° 37' 00.0" W
- 61.61667°
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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:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
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Date approved:
Unknown

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