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Joinville Island

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109545

Feature type: Island


This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

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between d'Urville Island and Dundee Island, separated from Trinity Peninsula by Antarctic Sound, was roughly charted by FAE, 1838-42, on 27 February 1838 and, together with d'Urville Island (with which it was thought to be joined), named Terre Joinville after François Ferdinand Philippe Louis Marie, Prince de Joinville (1818-1900), third son of the Duc d'Orléans (d'Urville, 1838, map following p.1170). Joinville Land (BA chart 1238, 7.ix.1839). Terre de Joinville (d'Urville, 1842, p.148). The island was further charted by Ross, 1842-43, and together with d'Urville Island and Dundee Island (with which islands it was thought to be joined) named Joinville Island (BA chart 1238, 1844; [referring to the present feature only] BA, 1916, p.401; chart 1240,; APC, 1955, p.12; DOS 813 British Antarctic Territory sheet, 1963; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/14 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1973). Tierra Joinville (Spain. DH chart 458, 1861). Joinville's Land, Joinville Insel (Neumayer, 1872a, p.138 and Tafel 2). Prince de Joinville Land (Markham, 1885, p.330). The island was recharted by DWE in January 1893 and shown to be separated from Dundee Island. Joinville (Larsen, 1894b, p.343). Joinville Ön (Ohlin, 1898, p.287). The island was further charted by SwAE in December 1902 and shown to be separated from d'Urville Island. IÎle de Joinville (Gerlache, 1902b, p.26). IÎle Joinville (Lecointe, 1903, Carte 4). Joinville-Landet (Larsen, 1904, p.81). Isla Joinville (Sobral, 1904, map p.272; Pierrou, 1970, p.450; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.166). Isla de Joinville (Nordenskjöld, 1904c, p.29). Isola Joinville (Faustini, 1904, p.4). Joinville-Øen (Nordenskjöld, 1904b, p.165). Joinville Eiland (Ruys, 1905, map following p.88). Joinville Peninsula (Wordie, 1921b, p.27). Joinville-Sziget (Shackleton, [1925], p.75). Joinville Ö (HA chart, 1928). Joinville-Öya (Risting, 1929, map p.33). Joinvilleöen (Aagaard, 1930, end map). Joinvilleøya (Aagaard, 1944, p.32). Joinville Saari (Andersson, 1948, map p.329). Isla Luis Risopatrón, after Luis Riso Patron S., Chilean geographer (Orrego Vicuña, 1948, p.201 and end map). Ostrov Zhuenvil' (Soviet Union. BSE, 1950, map following p.484). J.[sic] Joinville (Gándara Bofil, 1953, p.[353]). The island was surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1953-54. Isla Joivinlle [sic] (Chile. IGM, 1954b, p.88). The island was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Joinvillv Ostrov (Bártl, 1958, map facing p.144). A hydrographic survey of the area was carried out from Shackleton and from HMS Protector, 1960-61. Joinville Strait, in error (BA, 1974, diagram 3 facing p.59).

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63° 15' 00.0" S
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55° 45' 00.0" W
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Not recorded
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