Name details

Cuverville Island

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108395

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 Errera Channel, off Rongé Island, Danco Coast, was charted by BeAE, 3 February 1898 and named Île Cavelier du Cuverville after Vice-Am. Jean Marie Armand Cavelier de Cuverville (1834-1912), of the French Navy (Lecointe, map, 1899). I. Cavelier du Cuverville (Cook, 1900, map p.xx). Île Cavalier [sic] de Cuverville (Lecointe, 1900a, map facing p.132; Gerlache, 1902b, p.128). Isola Cavalier de Cuverville, Isola de Cuverville (Gerlache, 1902a). Île de Cavelier de Cuverville, Île de Cavalier de Cuverville (Lecointe, 1903, Carte 5; 1905, Pl. 20). Cavelier de Caverville [sic] Island (Marr, 1935, p.379). Cuverville Island (USHO, 1943, p.122; APC, 1958, p.4; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959). Cavelier de Cuverville Island, as rejected form (USBGN, 1949, p.12). Isla Cuverville (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.278; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.89). The island was resurveyed by FIDS from Norsel in April 1955 and photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Isla Curville, Isla de Rongé, as rejected names used in error (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.89). Islote Cuverville (Alarcón and others, 1976, folding map).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 41' 00.0" S
- 64.68333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
62° 38' 00.0" W
- 62.63333°
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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:
4-Sep-1957

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