Name details

Larsen, Plataforma de Hielo

Larsen, Plataforma de Hielo (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Larsen, Plataforma de Hielo  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Chile Gazetteer Id 105805

Feature type: Ice shelf (12)

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

Denominada por el capitán C.A. Larsen, quien con el "Jason", navegó a lo largo del borde exterior de la plataforma de hielo, alcanzó en el año 1893, a los 68° 18' de latitud sur. Es una extensa plataforma de hielo en la región NW del mar de Weddell, que se extiende a lo largo de la costa E de la península Tierra de O'Higgins.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 30' 00.0" S
- 67.50000°
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Longitude:
62° 30' 00.0" W
- 62.50000°
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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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