Name details

Dundee, Isla

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

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

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Chile Gazetteer Id 105474

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 el 8 de enero de 1893 por el comandante del buque "Active" Thomas Robertson y le puso el nombre por el puerto de Dundee, Escocia desde donde el buque salió acompañado con otros tres barcos en busca de ballenas. Isla completamente cubierta por un manto de hielo, situada al S de la isla Joinville. Mide 14 millas de largo de E a W por 11 de ancho y alcanza su mayor altura de 600 metros en los montes en su extremo S. Sus costas están formadas por glaciares y acantilados de hielo; sólo el extremo S es montañoso.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 28' 00.0" S
- 63.46667°
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Longitude:
56° 03' 00.0" W
- 56.05000°
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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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