Name details

Låvebrua Island

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109761

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

ESE of South Point, Deception Island, was charted by Foster in 1829; sometime after 1905 named descriptively by Norwegian whalers Laavbrua [=threshing floor bridge (a ramp in Norwegian barns)] (Holtedahl, 1929, p.44) or Lsvebrua (Isachsen, 1934, p.135); further charted by Johannessen, 1919-20, and called Bismark (Johannessen, chart, [1919-20]); recharted by DI in 1927. Islote Lautaro, so called by CAE, 1947, after the patrol ship Lautaro (Lautaro Island, q.v.) (Chile. DNH chart 501, 1947; IHA, 1974, p.179). Islote Chaco, so called by AAE, 1946-47, after the expedition transport ship Chaco (Argentina. IGM map, 1948). The island was recharted by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit, 1948-49, and called Jon Islet after the younger son of Lieut. Cdr D.N. Penfold, RN (Penfold Point, q.v.), in charge of the Survey Unit (BA chart 3202, 23.ix.1949); later renamed Lvebrua Islet (BA chart 3202, 27.xi.1953; APC, 1955, p.13). Lvebrua (Jon) Islet (BA, 1952, p.12). Roca Nueva [=new rock], in error (New Rock, q.v.) (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.23a). IÎlot Lavebrua or IÎlot Jon, as alternative names (France. SHM, 1954, p.46). Lavebrua Islet (USHO, 1956, p.15). Lvebrua Island (APC, 1959a, p.8; DOS 310 Deception Island sheet, 1960). Lvebru [sic] Island, Lavebru Islet (BA, 1961, p.239, 436). Lavebrua Island (USOO chart 6943, 1963). Isla Vaebrua [sic] (Casertano, 1964, map p.34). Islotes [sic] Chaco (Pierrou, 1970, p.281). Islotes Laverbua [sic], as rejected form (Pierrou, 1970, p.281). Labebrua [sic] Islet (BA, 1974, p.170).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 01' 18.0" S
- 63.02167°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
60° 34' 35.1" W
- 60.57642°
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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:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
15-Nov-1951

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