Name details

Media Luna, Isla

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

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

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Chile Gazetteer Id 105924

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 conocida por los cazadores de focas de esta área a comienzos de 1822, el nombre apareció colocado en una carta basada en el levantamiento realizado por el personal de la Discovery II el año 1935; debe su nombre a su forma. Isla situada a la entrada de bahía Luna en el lado E de la isla Livingston, en las islas Shetland del Sur. Mide 1 milla de largo, tiene 101 metros de altura, es de color oscuro y en ella se alzan tres cerros característicos que pueden constituir excelentes puntos de referencias.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 36' 00.0" S
- 62.60000°
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Longitude:
59° 54' 00.0" W
- 59.90000°
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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:
Unknown
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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