Name details

Andresen Island

Andresen Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Andresen Island  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107522

Feature type: Island

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

in Lallemand Fjord, Loubet Coast, was charted by FAE, 1908-10, on 1 February 1909, and named Île Andresen after Capt. Adolf Amandus Andresen (d.1940), naturalized Chilean born in Norway; first Manager of the Chilean whale factory ship Gobernador Bories, of the Sociedad Ballenera de Magallanes, at Deception Island from 1906, who gave much assistance to FAE (Charcot, 1910, p.238 and Pl. 1). Île Andrezen [sic] (Bongrain, 1914, vues 28 and 30 following p.60). Andresen Öya (HA chart, 1927). Andresen Island (USAAF chart 1762, 1946; BA chart 3196, 12.xi.1948; [in 66°56'S 66°36'W] APC, 1955, p.4; [co-ordinates corrected]APC, 1958, p.4). Isla Curanilahue after the Chilean municipality (Chile. DNH chart LII, 1947). Andreson [sic] Island (BA, 1948, view facing p.208). Isla Andresen (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.286; Pierrou, 1970, p.166; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.27). The island was surveyed by FIDS from Detaille Island , 1957-59. Ostrov Andresen (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Andressen [sic] Island, Andressen Islands [sic] (BA, 1961, p.183-84).

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Location

Latitude:
66° 53' 00.0" S
- 66.88333°
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Longitude:
66° 41' 00.0" W
- 66.68333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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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:
20-Sep-1955

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