Name details

Argentine Islands

Argentine Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Argentine Islands  (The name as it would appear on a map)

If this information is incorrect, please e-mail mapping@aad.gov.au

Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107561

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

separated from Graham Coast by Penola Strait and including, from NE to SW, Fanfare, Irizar, Uruguay, Forge, Grotto, Corner, Galindez, Winter, Shelter, Skua, Leopard and Black islands and The Barchans, were roughly charted by FAE, 1903-05; named Îles Argentines after the Republic of Argentina (Charcot, 1906b, p.474; 1906a, map facing p.316). Îles Argentina (Gourdon, 1908, p.28). The islands were further charted in 1909 by FAE, 1908-10, and shown as Îles Argentine or Îles Argentines to include the present Anagram, Cruls and Roca islands (Charcot, 1910, p.158 and map p.267; 1912, Pl. 3). Argentine Islands (BA chart 3175, 9.x.1914; 3213, 7.ii.1947; APC, 1955, p.4; DOS 210 Argentine Islands sheet, 1964). Argentine Islets (BA, 1916, p.406). Argentina Öyane (HA chart, 1927). The islands were recharted by BGLE in 1935-36 and shown in accordance with their present definition (Fleming and others, 1938, map facing p.576). Îlots Argentine (France. SHM, 1937, p.407). Islas Argentinas (Rymill and others, 1943, map facing p.72; Pierrou, 1970, p.170). Islas Argentina (Chile. DNH chart LII, 1947). Argentina Saari (Andersson, 1948, map p.329). Islas Rep blica Argentina (Moreno, 1948, p.6). Isole Argentine (Zavatti, 1952, p.507). Islotes Argentinas (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.286). Îles Argentia [sic] (France. SHM, 1954, p.49). Argentinische-Inseln (Kosack, 1955a, end map). Argentijnse Eilanden (Knapp, 1958, p.568). The islands were surveyed by FIDS, 1958-61. Ilhas da Argentina (Fuchs and Hillary, [1959b], p.8). Argentskiye Ostrova (Nudel'man, 1960, loose map). Argentine Island, in error (USAF chart GNC 26, 1961). Islas Argentine (Chile. DNH chart 1502, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.32). Islas Argentines (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1963). The islands were further charted by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit from HMS Protector in 1964-65 (BA chart 3213, 23.ix.1967). [For the history of occupation of the islands see Faraday, Marina Point and Winter Island.]

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 15' 00.0" S
- 65.25000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
64° 17' 00.0" W
- 64.28333°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

No images of this place could be found.

Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

Display Scales

Note These display scales were chosen for use by Australia, with an emphasis on East Antarctica.
          For example, selecting 'Aus_display_scale_20M' would only return names that would appear on a 1:20 million scale map.

Aus_display_scale_20M: No      Aus_display_scale_10M: No     
Aus_display_scale_5M: No      Aus_display_scale_2M: No     
Aus_display_scale_1M: No      Aus_display_scale_500k: No     
Aus_display_scale_250k: No      Aus_display_scale_100k: No     
Aus_display_scale_50k: No      Aus_display_scale_25k: No     
Aus_display_scale_10k: No      Aus_display_scale_5k: No     
Aus_display_scale_1k: No     


Related information

Biodiversity
View fauna, flora or both within 1.0 degree of this location

Place names
View British or international place names within 1.0 degree of this location.