Name details

Huemul Island

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 126793

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

Island lying off the N end of Trinity Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. Charted by the FrAE under Charcot, 1908-10. Named by the Chilean Antarctic Expedition of 1946-47 under Federico Guesalaga Toro. The Huemul, a South American deer, is one of the animals that appears on the national shield of Chile.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 40' 00.0" S
- 63.66667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
60° 50' 00.0" W
- 60.83333°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

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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