Name details

Joinville, Isla

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

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

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Chile Gazetteer Id 105748

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 en el año 1838 por la Expedición Antártica Francesa, que dirigió el comandante Jules Dumont D'Urville, quien le dio este nombre por el Príncipe de Joinville. Es la mayor del grupo al que da su nombre, mide 41 millas de largo en dirección E-W y su ancho es de 10 millas, está situada en el extremo NE de la península Luis Felipe de la cual la separa el paso Antarctic. La isla está completamente cubierta por un manto de hielo. En su parte media central presenta grandes alturas donde el relieve desciende en heladas planicies de suave pendiente hacia su extremo occidental.

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Location

Latitude:
63° 15' 00.0" S
- 63.25000°
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Longitude:
55° 52' 00.0" W
- 55.86667°
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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 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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