Name details

Duroch Islands

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 124599

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

Group of islands and rocks which extend over an area of about 3 mi, centering about 1 mi NW of Cape Legoupil, off the N coast of Trinity Peninsula. Discovered by a French expedition under Capt. Jules Dumont d'Urville, 1837-40, who gave the name "Rocher Duroch" to one of the largest islands in the group. The FIDS, which charted the islands in 1946, recommended that the name Duroch be extended to include the entire group of islands. Named for Ensign Joseph Duroch of d'Urville's expedition ship, the Astrolabe.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 18' 00.0" S
- 63.30000°
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Longitude:
57° 54' 00.0" W
- 57.90000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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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:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1963

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