Name details

Gand, Isla

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

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

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Chile Gazetteer Id 105591

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

Descubierta por la Expedición Antártica Belga de 1897-1899 al mando del teniente Adrien de Gerlache, quien le dio el nombre por Gand, la traducción francesa de Ghent, una ciudad de Bélgica donde se hicieron suscripciones para ayudar el financiamiento de la Expedición. Isla plana cubierta de hielo, de 3 millas de largo y 1,5 milla de ancho situada al E del canal Schollaert entre las islas Anvers y Brabante en el archipiélago de Palmer. Su cima es redondeada de altura moderada.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 24' 00.0" S
- 64.40000°
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Longitude:
62° 51' 00.0" W
- 62.85000°
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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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