Name details

Rosenthal Islands

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110939

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

NNE of Cape Monaco, W Anvers Island, including Gerlache Island (q.v.), were roughly charted by GAE, 1873-74, and named Rosenthal(-)Inseln after Albert Rosenthal, Director of Deutsche Polarschifffahrts-Gesellschaft [German Society for Polar Navigation], who arranged the voyage of the expedition ship Grönland (Cape Grönland, q.v.) ([Petermann], 1875a, p.312; Petermann, map, 1875b); further charted by FAE, 1903-05. IÎles Rosenthal (Charcot, 1906a, map p.316). Rosenthal I. (Nordenskjöld, 1911b, Fig. 20, p.56). Rosenthal Islands (BA chart 3205, vii.1909; [in 64°39'S 64°13'W] BA chart 3205, 2.ix.1938; APC, 1959a, p.10; [co-ordinates corrected] BA chart 3570, 29.ix.1961; APC, 1977, p.28). Rosenthal Öyane (HA chart, 1928). Rosenthal Island [sic] (USHO chart 6653, 1946). Islas Rosenthal (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.635). Rosenthal Islets (BA chart 3196, 12.xi.1948; APC, 1955, p.18). The islands were photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956. Ostrova Gerlakhe (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

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Location

Latitude:
64° 36' 00.0" S
- 64.60000°
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Longitude:
64° 17' 00.0" W
- 64.28333°
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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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