Name details

Lautaro Island

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109759

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 W entrance of Bryde Channel, Danco Coast, was probably sighted by BeAE in February 1898; incorrectly charted by CAE, 1947, off NW point of Lemaire Island and called Isla Practicánte Coloma [=Dr Coloma island] (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947); further charted by CAE, 1948-49, and called Isla Lautaro after the expedition patrol ship Lautaro (Chile. DNH chart 511, 1951; IHA, 1974, p.179). Isla Graciela, after the wife of the captain of the Argentine icebreaker Chiriguano in 1949-50 (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.251). Isla Graziella (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1954). Graziella Island (USHO, 1956, p.23). The island was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Isla Crámer, after Ambrosio Crámer (1792-1839), Argentine hydrographer and cattle rancher of French birth who was killed in the rebellion against the dictator J.M. de Rosas (Argentina. MM chart 129, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.271). Lautaro Island (USBGN, 1969, p.110; APC, 1975, p.4; BA, 1976, p.3; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/3, 1-DOS 1979).

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Location

Latitude:
64° 49' 00.0" S
- 64.81667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
63° 06' 00.0" W
- 63.10000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

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:
20-Dec-1974

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