Name details

Intercurrence Island

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109470

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

largest of the Christiania Islands (q.v.), Palmer Archipelago, was roughly charted by Hoseason in 1824 and so named probably from its position between Trinity Island and Liège Island (Powell, chart, 1828; BA chart 1238, 7.ix.1839; 3205, 28.vii.1933; APC, 1955, p.12; BA chart 3205, 23.xi.1962). IÎle Intercurence [sic] (d'Urville, 1842, end map). IÎle Intercurrence (Vincendon-Dumoulin, atlas, 1847; Charcot, 1906a, map facing p.316). Isla Intercurrence (Spain. DH chart 458, 1861; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.159). Intercurrence Inseln (Friederichsen, 1895, Tafel 7 facing p.304). Isla Cristianía (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904-05, Tomo 1, end map). The island was further charted by FAE, 1903-05, which recorded that the existence of the island was in doubt until that time (Charcot, 1906a, p.252). Intercurrence Insel (Nordenskjöld, 1917, map facing p.68). Intercurrence Island (Kristiania Island) (Johannessen, chart, [1919-20]). Christiania Island, referring to the SW part of the present feature, at that time thought to be two islands (Bagshawe, 1921-22c, p.B.36; 1938, p.271). Intercurrence Ö (HA chart, 1928). The island was further charted by DI, 1930-31 (Carey and Nelson, 1931b). Isla Intersección [translation of English name] (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.248a; Pierrou, 1970, p.439). The island was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956. Intersección (Argentina. MM, 1957a, p.116). Christiana [sic] Island, Christiania (Bancroft, 1959, Fig. 4 facing p.52 and Fig.11 facing p.102).

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Location

Latitude:
63° 56' 00.0" S
- 63.93333°
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Longitude:
61° 25' 00.0" W
- 61.41667°
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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 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:
8-Sep-1953

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