Roux Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Roux Island (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Island
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:
off N end of Arrowsmith Peninsula, Loubet Coast, forming W entrance point of Lallemand Fjord, was charted by FAE, 1908-10, on 1 February 1909 and named IÎle Charles-Roux (Charcot, 1910, p.140; 1912, Pl.2) or IÎle Ch. Roux (Charcot, 1912, Pl.1; Bongrain, 1914, vue 28 following p.60) after Jules Charles-Roux, French oceanographer. Charles(-)Roux Island (USHO, 1943, p.150; chart 6639, 1955). Isla Panimávida, so called by CAE probably after a member of the expedition (Chile. DNH chart LII, 1947). Roux Island (BA chart 3196, 12.xi.1948; APC, 1955, p.18; DCS 601 sheet 66 66, 1955; BA chart 3570, 29.ix.1961). Isla Roux (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.294a; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.250). The island was photographed from the air by FIDASE, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Detaille Island", 1956-57. Ostrov Ru (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).
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