Name details

Terminal Island

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111535

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 N point of Alexander Island, was probably sighted by FAE, 1908-10, in January 1909 but not recognized as an island; roughly charted in 68°38'S 70°47'W by CAE, 1947, and called Isla Teniente Rodríguez after Subtte Renato Rodríguez Palominos, of the Chilean Navy, a member of the expedition (Chile. DNH chart LIII, 1947); photographed from the air by RARE in 1947 and mapped from air photographs by FIDS in 1959; named Terminal Island from its position relative to Alexander Island ([in 68°45'S 70°35'W] APC, 1961, p.3; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961; Searle, 1963, end map; [co-ordinates corrected from US LANDSAT imagery of February 1975] BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/5 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978; APC, 1986, p.4). Isla Terminal (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.202). Isla Rodríguez (Chile. IH chart 58, 1971; IHA, 1974, p.245).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
68° 45' 00.0" S
- 68.75000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
70° 26' 00.0" W
- 70.43333°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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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:
2-Mar-1961

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