Name details

Fournier Island

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 125327

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

A small island in southern Schollaert Channel, lying 0.5 mi off the east extremity of Anvers Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. The island was charted but left unnamed by the FrAE, 1903-05. The name appears on Argentine charts dating back to 1950, and honors the ship Fournier which took part in the Argentine Antarctic expedition of 1947. In 1948 the vessel was wrecked in the Strait of Magellan.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 33' 00.0" S
- 64.55000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
62° 49' 00.0" W
- 62.81667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
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:
1-Jan-1965

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