Name details

Lajarte Islands

Lajarte Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Lajarte Islands  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109702

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 N coast of Anvers Island, extending N and W of Cape Grönland, were roughly charted by GAE, 1873-74; further charted by FAE, 1903-05 and named IÎles Dufaure de Lajarte after Capitaine de Vaisseau Louis-Henri Dufaure de Lajarte (b.1852), of the French Navy (Charcot, 1906a, map facing p.316; 1906b, p.471). Dufaure de Lajarte Islands (BA chart 3205, vii.1909; DCS 9 sheet A, 1948). les Dufour [sic] de Lajarte (Matha and Rey, 1911, Pl.2). Dufaure de Lajarte Öyane (HA chart, 1928). Grupo Avión V Sikorski, so called by CAE presumably after the Sikorski helicopter used on the expedition (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947). Islas Dufaure de Lajarte (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949). Lajarte Islands (USBGN, 1951, p.30; BA chart 3570, 27.vi.1952; APC, 1959a, p.8; BA chart 3570, 29.ix.1961). Islas Lajarte (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.267; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.175). Lajarte Islets (BA, 1954, p.48; APC, 1955, p.13; BA chart 3570, 21.ix.1957). The islands were photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956. Islas Dufaure (Argentina. MM chart 128, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.326). Ostrova Lazhart (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Grupo Avión V Sikorski 308, Grupo Avión V Sikorsky, Grupo Avión V Sikorsky 308, as rejected names (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.35, 175).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 14' 00.0" S
- 64.23333°
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Longitude:
63° 27' 00.0" W
- 63.45000°
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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:
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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:
28-Jan-1953

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