Name details

Lahille Island

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109698

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

in entrance to Leroux Bay, Graham Coast, was roughly charted as part of the mainland by FAE, 1903-05, and called Cap Lahille (Charcot, 1906b, p.475) or Pointe Lahille (Charcot, 1906a, map facing p.316), after Fernando Lahille (1861-1940), Argentine naturalist of French descent. Point Lahille (BA chart 1238, ix.1908). Cape Lahille (Charcot, [1911b], p.163). The feature was recharted as an island by FAE, 1908-10, and named IÎle Lahille (Charcot, 1912, Pl.1; Bongrain, 1914, vue 22 following p.60). IÎle Lafrille [sic], in error (Bongrain, 1914, vue 18 following p.60). Lahille Island (BA chart 3175, 9.x.1914; APC, 1955, p.13; DOS 610 sheet W 65 64, 1959). Lafrille [sic] Island (BA, 1916, photograph facing p.407). Lahille Öya (HA chart, 1927). The island was further charted by BGLE in 1935. Isla Lahille (Rymill and others, 1943, map facing p.96; Pierrou, 1970, p.464; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.174). Isla Lahylle [sic] (Chile. DNH chart LII, 1947). Islote Lahille (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.286). The island was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS-RN in 1958. Ostrov Lail'ye (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 32' 00.0" S
- 65.53333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
64° 22' 00.0" W
- 64.36667°
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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 Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
Unknown
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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