Name details

Gossler Islands

Gossler Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Gossler Islands  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109071

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 Cape Monaco, Anvers Island, were roughly charted by GAE, 1873-74, and named as one island Gossler Insel after Herr Gossler, of Hamburg, who helped to finance the expedition (Petermann, map, 1975b). Gossler Inseln (Neumayer, 1901, Tafel 4 following p.488). The islands were further charted by FAE, 1903-05. Île Gossler (Charcot, 1906a, map facing p.316). Îles Gossler (Gourdon, 1908, end map). Gossler Islands (BA chart 1238, ix.1908; APC, 1959a, p.7; BA chart 3572, 12.viii.1960). Gossler I. (Nordenskjöld, 1911b, Fig.20). Gossler Öyane (HA chart, 1928). Islas Gossler (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947). Islas Grossler [sic] (Chile. DNH chart LII, 1947). Gossler Islets (BA chart 3196, 12.xi.1948; APC, 1955, p.11). Islotes Gossler (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.267; Pierrou, 1970, p.396; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.139). The islands were photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956.

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Location

Latitude:
64° 42' 00.0" S
- 64.70000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
64° 22' 00.0" W
- 64.36667°
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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:
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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:
20-Sep-1955

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