Name details

Jurien Island

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109565

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

NE of Cape Leguillou, Tower Island, Palmer Archipelago, was charted by FAE, 1837-40, on 4-5 March 1838 and named IÎle Jurien probably after a member of the expedition (d'Urville, 1838, map following p.1170; Vincendon-Dumoulin, atlas, 1847, Pl.8). Isla Jurien (Spain. DH chart 458, 1861). Dumoulin Island, in error (Dumoulin Rocks, q.v.) (BA chart 3205, 31.x.1921; DCS 9 sheet A, 1948). IÎles Dumoulin, as rejected name (USBGN, 1956, p. 113). Dumoulin Rock (USHO, 1943, p.111; USBGN, 1956, p.113). Isla Dumoulin (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947). Dumoulin Islet (BA, 1948, p.187; BA chart 3205, 23.ix.1949; APC, 1955, p.9; [as rejected name] 1959a, p.6). Islote Dumoulin (Argentina. MM chart 105, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.327; Chila. IHA, 1974, p.107). IÎle Dumoulin (France. SHM chart 5452, 1951). Following air photography by FIDASE, 1956-57, the feature was correctly identified. Jurien Island (APC, 1960, p.5; USBGN, 1960, p.5; BA chart 3205, 23.ix.1962). Isla Dumounn [sic], as rejected form (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.107).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 32' 00.0" S
- 63.53333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
59° 49' 00.0" W
- 59.81667°
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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:
23-Sep-1960

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