Name details

Rongé Island

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110928

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

N of Beneden Head separated from Graham Coast by Errera Channel, was roughly charted by BeAE, 4-28 February 1898, and together with offlying islands named IÎles de Rongé after Mme de Rongé, a contributor to the expedition (Lecointe, map, 1899; 1900a, map facing p.132). Rouges [sic] Inseln, presumably in error (Stefan, 1900, map facing p.532). Rongé Islands (Cook, 1900, map p.xx). Cuverville Island (q.v.), in error (BA chart 3205, l.vi.1901; Herdman, 1932, chart 6). Isole di Rongé (Gerlache, 1902a). IÎle de Rongé (Lecointe, 1903, Carte 5; Charcot, 1906a, map facing p.316). Rongé-Insel (Cook, 1903, map following p.x). Rongé(')s Insel (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 2, first end map; Nordenskjöld, 1917, map facing p.68). Rongés Ön (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904a, Del. 1, end map). Rongé Island (Nordenskjöld and others, 1905, map facing p.316; BA chart 3213, 6.x.1950; APC, 1955, p.18; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959). Cuverville Island (Rouge [sic] Island), in error (BA chart 3205, vii.1909). Cuiverville [sic] Island, in error (Ferguson, chart, 1918a). Couverville [sic] Island, in error (Ferguson, 1921, p.47). de Rongé Island (Lester, 1920-22a, Vol. 2, p.24; BA chart 3205, 1942). Cuverville Ö, in error (HA chart, 1928). De Rongé Island or Rouge Island or Cuverville Island (Bagshawe, 1939, p.35). Isla Cuverville, in error (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947). Rongé (Cuverville) Island (BA, 1948, p.194). Isla de Rongé (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.309; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.100). Rouge Island, as rejected name (USBGN, 1949, p.15). Isla Rongé (Chile. DNH chart 511, 1951). The island was resurveyed by FIDS from Norsel in 1955 and photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Isla Curville, Isla Cuveiville, as rejected names (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.100).

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Location

Latitude:
64° 43' 00.0" S
- 64.71667°
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Longitude:
62° 41' 00.0" W
- 62.68333°
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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:
8-Sep-1953

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