Name details

Lobodon Island

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109877

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

NE of Two Hummock Island, Palmer Archipelago, was roughly charted by BeAE in January 1898; following air photography by FIDASE in December 1956, and in association with the names of seals and whales grouped in this area, named after the crabeater seal (Lobodon carcinophagus) (APC, 1960, p.5; BA chart 3560, 7.iv.1961). Islote Cordovez, so called by CAE after Capt. (N) Enrique Cordovez Madariaga, Chilean hydrographer, sometime Chief of IHA and President, Sociedad Científica de Chile (Chile. DNH chart 1501, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.84).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 05' 00.0" S
- 64.08333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
61° 36' 00.0" W
- 61.60000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
23-Sep-1960

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