Name details

Rollet Island

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110922

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

off NW Booth Island, Graham Coast, was charted by FAE, 1903-05, in 1904 and named IÎle Rollet de l'Isle, after Charles-Dominique-Maurice Rollet de l'Isle (b.1859), French hydrographer and Chef du Service des Marées; a member of the Commission appointed by the Ministre de la Marine to publish the scientific results of the expedition (Charcot, 1906b, p.475). IÎles Rollet de l'Isle, including nearby small islands (Charcot, 1908, map p.36). Rollet de Lisle Isles (USHO, 1943, p.136). Islas Rollet de Lisle (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.288; Pierrou, 1970, p.632). The island was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Isla Rollet de Lisle (Argentina. MM, 1958b, p.148). Rollet Island (APC, 1959a, p.10; BA chart 3572, 12.viii.1960).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 02' 00.0" S
- 65.03333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
64° 04' 00.0" W
- 64.06667°
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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:
7-Jul-1959

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