Name details

Chávez, Isla

Chávez, Isla (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Chávez, Isla  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Chile Gazetteer Id 105318

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

Fue descubierta por la Expedición Antártica Francesa de 1908-1910, al mando del Dr. Jean B. Charcot, quien le dio el nombre, probablemente por el comandante Alfonso Chávez de Ponta Delgada, Azores. El nombre Chávez ha sido establecido, en reemplazo de Chaves, por el uso. Isla de unas 3,3 millas de largo y de 670 metros de altura que está situada al W de la península que separa bahía Bigo de bahía Leroux, en la costa occidental de la península Tierra de O'Higgins.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 37' 00.0" S
- 65.61667°
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Longitude:
64° 32' 00.0" W
- 64.53333°
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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:
Unknown
Date approved:
Unknown

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