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Lindenberg Island

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109840

Feature type: Island


This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

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rising 200m above Larsen Ice Shelf near the ice front, NE of Seal Nunataks (q.v.), Nordenskjöld Coast, was charted as a volcanic island by Larsen, 11 December 1893, and named Lindenbergs Sugarpot (RSGS, 1894, p.491), Lindenberg's Sugar-Top (Larsen, 1894b, p.342), Lindenbergs Sukkertop (Larsen, 1894a, p.127) or Lindenbergs Zuckerpot (Schück, 1894, p.140), after C. Lindenberg, partner in the Hamburg firm of Woltereck and Robertson (which despatched Larsen's expedition), a manager of A/S Oceana, and part-owner of the expedition ship Jason, the island being shaped like a sugar-loaf; also called Lindenberg Volcano or Lindensberg Volcano (Larsen, 1894a, map p.120; 1894b, map facing p.333). Lindenbergs Zuckerhut (Petersen, 1895, p.291). Lindenberg Zuckerhut (Friederichsen, 1895b, Tafel 7 facing p.304). Lindenberg's Sugar-Loaf Volcano (Bruce, 1896, map p.509). Lindenbergs Vulkan (Petersen, 1896, p.67). Lindensberg Vol. (Ohlin, 1898, map p.302). IÎle Lindenberg (Gerlache, 1900a, map p.411). Lindenberg (BA chart 1238, iii.1901). Lindenberg Island (BA chart 3205,; 25.iii.1937; APC, 1955, p.14; BAS 250 sheet SQ 21-22/1 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1974). Lindenberg Sukkertop (Gerlache, 1902b, p.30). Lindenberg-Insel (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol.1, p.235). Lindenbergs Ön (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904a, Del.1, end map). Lindenberg Islands [sic] (Nordenskjöld and others, 1905, p.77). Lindenberg's Sugar-Loaf (Nordenskjöld and others, 1905, p.208). Isla de Lindenberg (Charcot, [1907], p.110). Sindemberg [sic] (Sobral, [1907], p.127). Isla Lindemberg [sic] (Rise Patron S., 1908, end map). Lindenbergs Sockertopp, Lindenbergöarna, Lindengergön [sic] (Andersson, 1944, p.134-35, 176). Isla Lindenberg (Argentina. IGM map, 1946; Pierrou, 1970, p.484; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.185). Lindenberg Ö (Hansen, chart 5, 1947a). The island was surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1952-54. Lindenberg Eiland (Knapp, 1958, p.578). Ostrov Lindenberg (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). In 1981-82 the island was reported to be an active volcanic centre (González-Ferrán, 1983, p.336); this is unconfirmed.

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64° 56' 00.0" S
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59° 40' 00.0" W
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Not recorded
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