Name details

Waifs, Islotes

Waifs, Islotes (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Waifs, Islotes  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Chile Gazetteer Id 106456

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

Descubiertos por la Expedición Belga al mando del teniente Adrien de Gerlache, efectuada entre los años 1897-1899. El nombre aparece en una carta basada en un levantamiento hecho en el año 1927 por el personal de la Discovery, pero puede ser el reflejo de un nombre anterior. Grupo de islotes y rocas en el medio de la entrada SE al canal Schollaert en el archipiélago de Palmer. Los islotes están cubiertos de nieve, el mayor de ellos alcanza 3 millas de extensión y 87 mts. de altura.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 33' 00.0" S
- 64.55000°
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Longitude:
62° 43' 00.0" W
- 62.71667°
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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:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
Unknown

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