Name details

Piñero Island

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110632

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

W of Cape Sáenz, Arrowsmith Peninsula, Loubet Coast, in the entrance of Laubeuf Fjord, was charted by FAE, 1908-10, in January 1909 and named IÎle Piniero [sic] after Dr Antonio F. Piñero, member of the Argentine Chamber of Deputies, on whose motion the Argentine government voted unlimited credit to meet the needs of FAE at Buenos Aires in October 1908 (Charcot, 1912, Pl.1). Piniero Island (USAAF chart 1762, 1946; BA chart 3196, 12.xi.1948; DCS 601 sheet 67 66, 1954; APC, 1955, p.17). Isla Carrera [=course island], so called by CAE from its position in Laubeuf Fjord (Chile. DNH chart LIII, 1947; IHA, 1974, p.67). The island was surveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in September 1948. Pinero [sic] Island (USHO, 1956, p.35; BA, 1961, p.441). Piñero Island (USBGN, 1956, p.243; APC, 1960, p.6; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961; 3462, 11.i.1980). Isla Piñero (Argentina. MM chart 132, 1957). Isla Piniero, as rejected form (Argentina. MM, 1957a, p.9). Peñero [sic] Island, in error (BA, 1974, p.205).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 33' 37.0" S
- 67.56028°
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Longitude:
67° 48' 39.0" W
- 67.81083°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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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:
20-Sep-1955

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