Name details

Jonassen Island

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109547

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

separated from Tabarin Peninsula, Trinity Peninsula, by Fridtjof Sound and from Andersson Island by Yalour Sound. The island was roughly charted by FAE, 1837-40, on 27 February 1838, when the name IÎle Rosamel (Rosamel Island, q.v.) was applied collectively to this island and Andersson Island (d'Urville, 1842, end map); further charted as a separate island by SwAE, 15 January 1902, and named IÎle Irizar (Nordenskjöld and others, [1904c], map p.232-33), Irizars Ön (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904a, Del. 1, end map) or Irizar-Insel (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 2, p.127), after Capt. (F) J. Irízar (Irizar Island, q.v.). Isla Urizar [sic] (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map). Rosamel Island or Christmas Island, referring collectively to this island and Andersson Island (Lester, 1920-22a, Vol. 1, p.52). Irizar Island (BA chart 3205, 31.x.1921; 1948, p.173). Irisar [sic] Ö (HA chart, 1927). IÎle Irrizar [sic] (France. SHM, 1937, p.402). The island was surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1945-47. Isla Irizar (Argentina. IGM map, 1946; Pierrou, 1970, p.441). Irizar (Vila Labra, 1947, map facing p.200). Jonassen Island, renamed after Ole Jonassen of SwAE, who accompanied O. Nordenskjöld on his two principal sledge journeys, 1902-03 (BA chart 3205, 23.ix.1949; APC, 1955, p.12; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/14 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1973). Islote Irizar (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.314a). IÎle Jonassen (France. SHM, 1954, p.47). Johassen [sic] Island (USHO, 1960, p.390, 7th view). Isla Jonassen (Chile. DNH chart 1400, 1961; IHA, 1974, p.166). Johassen (Irizar) Island (USHO, 1963, p.323).

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Location

Latitude:
63° 32' 00.0" S
- 63.53333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
56° 41' 00.0" W
- 56.68333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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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:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
21-Nov-1949

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