Name details

Pauling Islands

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110528

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

SE of Barcroft Islands, Crystal Sound, Loubet Coast, were roughly mapped from the air by BGLE in 1935-36; called Grupo Malleco by CAE, 1947, probably after a member of the expedition (Chile. DNH chart LII, 1947); surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Detaille Island" in September 1958; in association with the names of glaciologists grouped in this area, named after Dr Linus Carl Pauling (b. 1901), American chemist and originator of a theory of the structure of ice, c. 1935; Nobel Laureate in chemistry, 1954, and for peace, 1962; Research Professor, Stanford University, Cal., from 1974 (APC, 1960, p.6; BA chart 3571, 14.viii.1961). Islotes Condell, so called by CAE after Capt. Carlos Condell, of the Chilean Navy, who fought in the battle of Punta Gruesa, 21 May 1879 (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.184; IHA, 1974, p.82).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 32' 00.0" S
- 66.53333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
66° 58' 00.0" W
- 66.96667°
Unknown precision
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:
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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