Name details

Detaille Island

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108491

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 entrance of Lallemand Fjord, Loubet Coast, was charted by FAE, 1908-10, and named Îlot Detaille after M. Detaille, a French resident of Punta Arenas and shareholder in the Sociedad Ballenera Magallanes [Magellan Whaling Company], who assisted the expedition to obtain supplies at Deception Island (Charcot, 1910, p.25) (Charcot, [1911b], p.282; 1912, Pl. 1). Detaille Islet (USBGN, 1951, p.18; APC, 1955, p.8; DCS 601 sheet 66 66, 1955). The island was recharted by FIDS from John Biscoe in February 1956 and the name Lent Islands was applied to this and off-lying islands, lent beginning on 15 February in 1956 (BA, 1958, p.94). A FIDS station, originally called "Base W" or "Loubet Coast" (later "Detaille Island"), was established on the island, 24 February 1956, and occupied continuously until 1 April 1959. Detaille Island (APC, 1958, p.4; BA chart 3213, 12.viii.1960; USBGN, 1964a, p.12). Islas Lent (Argentina. MM, 1960b, p.145). Ostrov Detay (Nudel 'man, 1960, loose map). Isla Detaille (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.184; IHA, 1974, p.101). "Detay-Ayland", referring to the station (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl. 24).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 52' 00.0" S
- 66.86667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
66° 48' 00.0" W
- 66.80000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
22-Sep-1954

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