Name details

Guébriant Islands

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109132

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

two islands SE of Cape Alexandra, Adelaide Island, were roughly charted by FAE, 1908-10, and named IÎlots de Guébriant after the Rev. Father Guébriant, French missionary to China (Charcot, 1912, Pl.1). Guébriant Islets (BA chart 3175, 9.x.1914; 3196, 12.xi.1948; DCS 601 sheet 67 68, 1954; APC, 1955, p.11). Guébriant Öyane (HA chart, 1927). de Guébriant Islets (USHO, 1943, p.157). The islands were surveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in October 1948. de Guebriand [sic] Islets (Fuchs, 1951a, p.403). Islotes Roca [=rock islets] (Argentina. MM chart 132, 1957). Guébriant Islands (APC, 1959a, p.7; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961; 3577, 14.viii.1964). Islotes Guébriant (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.195; IHA, 1974, p.143). The islands were recharted by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit from John Biscoe in 1963. Islote Guébriant, referring to the larger island (Chile. IH chart 58, 1971).

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Location

Latitude:
67° 48' 00.0" S
- 67.80000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
68° 25' 00.0" W
- 68.41667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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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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