Name details

Berthelot Islands

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107779

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

five main islands (including Green Island, q.v.) and a number of rocks off Collins Bay, Graham Coast, were roughly charted by FAE, 1903-05, as one island and named Île Berthelot, after Marcelin Pierre Eugène Berthelot (1827-1907), French chemist and politician (Charcot, 1906b, p.474; 1906a, map facing p.316); following survey by FAE, 1908-10, on 4 January 1909, renamed Îles Berthelot (Charcot, 1910, p.70). Isla Berthelot (Gourdon, [1910], p.129). Berthelot Island, presumably referring to the largest island (Charcot, [1911b], p.159; BA, 1916, p.407). Berthelot Islands (Charcot, [1911b], p.69; Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.400; APC, 1959a, p.4; DOS 610 sheet W 65 64, 1959). Islas Berthelot (Rymill and others, 1943, map facing p.96). Berthelot Islets (BA chart 3196, 12.xi.1948; APC, 1955, p.5). Islotes Berthelot (Argentina. MM chart 107, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.200; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.45). The islands were photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956-57. Islote Berthelot, presumably referring to the largest island (Argentina. MM, 1958a, p.344). Isole Bertheloi [sic] (Zavatti, 1958, Tav. 7). Berthelot Eiland (Knapp, 1958, p.569).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 20' 00.0" S
- 65.33333°
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Longitude:
64° 10' 00.0" W
- 64.16667°
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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:
20-Sep-1955

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