Name details

Paul Islands

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110525

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

NW of Quinton Point, NW Anvers Island, were roughly charted by GAE, 1873-74, and named Paul Inseln (Petermann, map, 1875b; Friederichsen, 1895, Tafel 7 facing p.304); further charted by FAE, 1903-05. IÎles Paul (Charcot, 1906a, map facing p.316). Paul Islands (BA chart 1238, ix.1908; 3205, 2.ix.1938; APC, 1959a, p.9; BA chart 3570, 29.ix.1961). Recifs Paul-Ier, Paul I. Reefs (Charcot, 1910, p.47; [1911b], p.53). Paul Öyane (HA chart, 1928). Islas Paul (Argentina. IGM map, 1946). Grupo Comandante [sic) Bories, so called by CAE after Gobernador Bories, a ship of the Sociedad Ballenera de Magallanes, a Chilean company which operated in the Antarctic from 1906 (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947). Paul Islets (BA chart 3196, 12.xi.1948; APC, 1955, p.16). Islotes Paul (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.221). Islotes Pablo [=Paul islets] (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.267; Pierrou, 1970, p.571). The islands were photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956. Ostrova Paul' (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Grupo Bories, as rejected name (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.221).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 17' 00.0" S
- 64.28333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
63° 43' 00.0" W
- 63.71667°
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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:
20-Sep-1955

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