Name details

González Island

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 125788

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

Small island on the S side of the entrance to Iquique Cove, Discovery Bay, Greenwich Island, in the South Shetland Islands. On its W side this island is linked to a smaller island by a spit which is covered only at high tides. The island was charted by the Chilean Antarctic Expedition of 1947, commanded by Capitan de Navio Federico Guesalaga Toro, which named it after Ernesto Gonzalez Navarrete, captain of the ship Iquique on the expedition.

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Location

Latitude:
62° 29' 00.0" S
- 62.48333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
59° 40' 00.0" W
- 59.66667°
Unknown precision
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:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1966

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