Name details

Dobrowolski Island

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108532

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

off SE coast of Parker Peninsula, Anvers Island, was charted by DI in 1927 and named Astrolabe Island probably at that time (BA chart 3213, 14.i.1929). Isla Astrolabio (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947). Astrolabe Islet (BA, 1948, p.195; chart 3213, 6.x.1950). Islote Astrolabe (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.33). Islote Coria, after a soldier of the Argentine frigate 25 de Mayo killed in a naval battle in 1826 (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.269). Islote Capitán Martínez Canaveri, after the Commander of FATA who died on active service (Argentina. MM chart 129, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.237). Following air photography by FIDASE, 1956-57, the island was renamed Dobrowolski Island after Antoni Boles aw Dobrowolski (1872-1954), Polish meteorologist and member of BeAE; author of Historia naturalna lodu [The natural history of ice] (Warsaw, 1923) (APC, 1959a, p.6; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 36' 00.0" S
- 64.60000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
62° 55' 00.0" W
- 62.91667°
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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 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:
7-Jul-1959

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