Name details

Lemaire, Isla

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

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

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Chile Gazetteer Id 105829

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, al mando del teniente Adrien de Gerlache, quien le denominó en honor a C. Lemaire. Isla situada a 1 milla al W del cabo Lacaze-Duthiers, limita por el N la bahía Paraíso, costa W de la península Tierra de O'Higgins. Tiene aproximadamente 5 millas de largo por 2 de ancho, es escarpada de relieve irregular, presenta varios picachos de variables alturas. Sus costas están constituidas en su mayor parte por altas barreras de hielo. La isla está cubierta de nieve, salvo en la costa E cuyas laderas abruptas presentan manchas de piedra negra.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 49' 00.0" S
- 64.81667°
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Longitude:
62° 57' 00.0" W
- 62.95000°
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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

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Approval status

Status:
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Date approved:
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