Name details

Wiencke, Isla

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

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

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Chile Gazetteer Id 106480

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 del teniente Adrien de Gerlache, quien la denominó de esta forma por el Sr. Auguste-Karl Wiencke, un marinero que perdió la vida en esta expedición. Es la más al S de las principales islas del archipiélago de Palmer, situada entre la isla Anvers y la costa W de la península Tierra de O'Higgins. Es una isla alta y montañosa, mide 16 millas de largo por 5 de ancho.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 50' 00.0" S
- 64.83333°
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Longitude:
63° 23' 00.0" W
- 63.38333°
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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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