Name details

Lippmann Islands

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109852

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 NW tip of Lahille Island, Graham Coast, were roughly charted by FAE, 1903-05, as a single island which was named IÎle Lippmann after Gabriel Lippmann (1845-1921), French physicist and Nobel Laureate in physics, 1908; member of the Commission des Travaux Scientifiques of FAE, 1908-10 (Charcot, 1906a, map facing p.316). IÎle Chavez, in error (Chavez Island, q.v.) (Bongrain, 1914, vue 18 following p.60). Lippmann Island (BA, 1916, photograph facing p.407; DCS9 sheet C, 1948). Lippman [sic] Island (Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.400). Isla Lippman [sic] (Argentina. IGM map, 1946). Lippmann Islet (BA chart 3196, 12.xi.1948; APC, 1955, p.14). Islote Lippman [sic] (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.332; [referring to the largest island] Pierrou, 1970, p.485). Islote Lippmann (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.286; [referring to the largest island] Chile. IHA, 1974, p.185). Islotes Lippman [sic ] (Argentina. MM chart 130, 1957). The islands were photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS-RN in 1958. Lippmann Islands (APC, 1959a, p.8; BA chart 3573, 26.viii.1960). Lippmann (BA, 1961, p.179). Islotes Lippmann (Chile. DNH chart 1502, 1962).

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Location

Latitude:
65° 30' 00.0" S
- 65.50000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
64° 25' 00.0" W
- 64.41667°
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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:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
20-Sep-1955

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