Name details

Jagged Island (Grandidier Channel)

Jagged Island (Grandidier Channel) (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Jagged Island (Grandidier Channel)  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109499

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 entrance of Holtedahl Bay, Graham Coast, E of Dodman Island, was possibly sighted by FAE, 1908 10, in 1909; roughly mapped by BGLE in 1935 36 and named descriptively (Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.400; APC, 1955, p.12; DOS 610 sheet W 65 64, 1959). Isla Jagged (Rymill and others, 1943, map facing p.96; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.163). Isla Mellado [=notched island] (Chile. DNH chart LII, 1947). Isla Rosales, probably so called after Coronel de Marina Leonardo Rosales (1792 1836), Argentine naval officer (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.295). The island was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956 57. Isla Vélez Sársfield, so called by AAE after Dr Dalmatio Vélez Sársfield (1793 1875), Argentine lawyer and statesman (Argentina. MM chart 131, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.710). Isla Vélez Sarfield[sic] (Argentina. MM, 1958b, p.154).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 59' 00.0" S
- 65.98333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
65° 41' 00.0" W
- 65.68333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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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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