Name details

Françis, Isla

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

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

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Chile Gazetteer Id 105576

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 y fotografiada desde el aire por el USAS en 1940. Cartografiada en 1947 por el FIDS, quien le dio el nombre por S.J. Françis, agrimensor del FIDS. Isla de forma triangular, de aproximadamente 8 millas de largo por 6 de ancho, ubicada a 18 millas al SE de cabo Northrop en la costa E de la península Tierra de O'Higgins. La isla está cubierta completamente de hielo, salvo manchas de piedra desnuda en sus laderas escarpadas y los picos de piedra que se alzan en su cima, destacándose una altura de 707 metros.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 37' 00.0" S
- 67.61667°
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Longitude:
64° 45' 00.0" W
- 64.75000°
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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:
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