Name details

Aldea Island

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 121670

Feature type: Island (5)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

The central of the three Bugge Islands (q.v.), off Wordie Ice Shelf, Fallieres Coast, Antarctic Peninsula. The island was named "Isla Aldea" by the Chilean Antarctic Expedition, 1947, probably after Sargento Juan de Dios Aldea, of the Chilean Navy, one of the heroes of the naval battle of Iquique, May 21, 1879.

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Location

Latitude:
69° 13' 00.0" S
- 69.21667°
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Longitude:
68° 30' 00.0" W
- 68.50000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

Status:
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Date approved:
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