Name details

Harry Island

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109216

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

N of Spallanzani Point, Brabant Island, was roughly charted by BeAE, 25 January 1898, when a landing was made (Cook, 1900, p.136). It was probably this feature, rather than Davis Island (q.v.) or Lecointe Island (q.v.), that was named IÎle Harry after Gerard Harry, Belgian journalist and promoter of the expedition (Lecointe, chart, 1899; 1900a, map facing p.132; Gerlache, 1902b, p.278). Harry Island (Cook, 1900, map facing p.132; BA chart 3205, 2.ix.1938; APC, 1960, p.4; BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974). Isola Harry (Gerlache, 1902a). Harry-Insel (Cook, 1903, map following p.x). The island was further charted by FAE, 1903-05 (Matha and Rey, 1911, Pl.3 following p.615). Harry Ö (HA chart, 1928). Isla Harry ([referring to Spallanzani Point as an island] Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947; [incorrectly positioned SW of Spallanzani Point] Argentina. MM chart OO, 1954; [correctly indicated] Chile. IHA, 1974, p.149). Harry Islet (BA chart 3205, 23.ix.1949; APC, 1955, p.11). Isla Enrique (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.262; Pierrou, 1970, p.341). Islote Hardy [sic] (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.258b). The island was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Isla Wiegand, as rejected name (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.301).

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Location

Latitude:
64° 07' 00.0" S
- 64.11667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
62° 00' 00.0" W
- 62.00000°
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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