Name details

Moureaux Islands

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110254

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

two islands and off-lying rocks in NE Flandres Bay, Danco Coast, were charted by BeAE on 11 February 1898, when a landing was made on one of the islands; named Îles Moureaux probably after T. Moureaux (Moureaux Point, q.v.) (Lecointe, map 1899; 1900a, map facing p.132). Moureaux Island, referring to the larger island (Cook, 1900, map p.xx). Île Moureau [sic], referring to the larger island (Lecointe, 1900a, p.34). IÎles Moureau [sic] (Lecointe, 1900b, photograph p.69). Moureaux Islands (Arçtowski, 1901b, map facing p.464; APC, 1960, p.6; USOO chart 6945, 1963). Île Moureaux, referring to the larger island (Gourdon, 1908, end map). Islas Moureaux (Argentina. MM chart Ñ, 1954). The islands were photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Islotes Moureaux (Argentina. MM chart 129, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.534; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.205).

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Location

Latitude:
65° 05' 00.0" S
- 65.08333°
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Longitude:
63° 08' 00.0" W
- 63.13333°
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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:
23-Sep-1960

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