Name details

Vieugué Island

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111773

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

on W side of Grandidier Channel, Graham Coast, NW of Duchaylard Island, was roughly charted by FAE, 1903-05, and named Île Vieugué after M. Vieugué, French Chargé d'Affaires at Buenos Aires who assisted FAE when the expedition called there in December 1903 (Charcot, 1906a, map facing p.316; BA, 1916, p.408). Vieugué Island (BA chart 1238, ix.1908; APC, 1955, p.22; BA chart 3570, 29.ix.1961). Îles Martin, referring collectively to Pitt Islands and the present feature (Martin Islands, q.v.) (Bongrain, 1914, vue 24 following p.60). Île Vieugui [sic] (Bongrain, 1914, vue 19 following p.60). Vieugue Öya (HA chart, 1927). Vieugue [sic] Island (BA, 1930, p.86; Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.400; DOS 610 sheet W 65 64, 1959). Île Vieugne [sic] (France. SHM, 1937, p.408). Isla Vieuge [sic] (Rymill and others, 1943, map facing p.96). Isla Vieugué (Argentina. IGM map, 1946; Pierrou, 1970, p.715; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.294). The island was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Prospect Point", 1957-58. Isla Duchaylard, in error (Duchaylard Island q.v.) (Argentina. MM chart 130, 1957).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 40' 00.0" S
- 65.66667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
65° 13' 00.0" W
- 65.21667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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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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