Name details

Fleurus Island

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108845

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 W coast of Nansen Island, Wilhelmina Bay, Danco Coast, following survey by FIDS from Norsel in April 1955, was named Fleurus Rock after the FID ship Fleurus (Capt. Lauritz Karlsen), in which in 1928 Sir Arnold Hodson, then Governor of the Falkland Islands, made an official visit to the South Shetland Islands, Palmer Archipelago, South Orkney Islands and South Georgia (APC, 1958, p.5); following air photography by FIDASE, 1956-57, renamed Fleurus Island (APC, 1960, p.4; BA chart 3566, 25.viii.1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 35' 00.0" S
- 64.58333°
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Longitude:
62° 12' 00.0" W
- 62.20000°
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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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