Name details

False Island

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108753

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

W side of Schollaert Channel, off Parker Peninsula, Anvers Island, was roughly charted by FAE, 1903-05; recharted and named by DI in 1927 (BA chart 3213, 14.i.1929; APC, 1959a, p.6; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959); further charted by BGLE in January 1936 (Rymill, 1938b). Isla Falsa (Chile. DNH chart 510, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.357). Isla False (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947). False Islet (USHO, 1947, p.6; BA, 1948, p.192; chart 3213, 6.x.1950; APC, 1955, p.9). Île False (France. SHM chart 5242, 1951). The island was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Islote Falso (Chile. DNH chart 1501, 1962). Islote False (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.122).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 31' 00.0" S
- 64.51667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
62° 53' 00.0" W
- 62.88333°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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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:
20-Sep-1955

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