Name details

Pear Island

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110537

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

SW of False Island (q.v.), Hackapike Bay, Parker Peninsula, Anvers Island, was roughly charted by BGLE in January 1936 and so named from its shape (Rymill, 1938b; USHO chart 6650, 1947; APC, 1959a, p.10; BA chart 3213, 12.viii.1960). Isla Pera [translation of English name] (Chile. DNH chart 510, 1947). Pear Islet (BA chart 3213, 6.x.1950; APC, 1955, p.16). Islote Pear (Chile. DNH chart 510, 1955; IHA, 1974, p.221).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 31' 00.0" S
- 64.51667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
62° 54' 00.0" W
- 62.90000°
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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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