Name details

Louise Island

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109910

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

between Cape Anna and Emma Island, Wilhelmina Bay, Danco Coast, was roughly charted by BeAE, 29-30 January 1898, and named IÎle Louise after Louise de Gerlache de Gomery, sister of the Commander of BeAE (Lecointe, map, 1899). IÎlot Louise (Gerlache, 1900b, p.469; 1902b, p.121). Louise Island (Cook, 1900, map p.xx; APC, 1959a, p.8; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959). Emma Island, in error (Lester's amendments to Johannessen, chart, [1919-20]). Isla Louise (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.189). Isla Luisa (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.332; Pierrou, 1970, p.492). The island was recharted by FIDS from Norsel in April 1955 and photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Louise Islet (APC, 1958, p.5; USHO, 1963, p.147).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 36' 00.0" S
- 64.60000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
62° 22' 00.0" W
- 62.36667°
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:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
4-Sep-1957

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