Name details

Joinville Island

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 127145

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

Largest island of the Joinville Island group, about 40 mi long in an E-W direction and 12 mi wide, lying off the NE tip of Antarctic Peninsula, from which it is separated by Antarctic Sound. Discovered and roughly charted in 1838 by a French expedition under Capt. Jules Dumont d'Urville, who named it for Francois Ferdinand Philippe Louis Marie, Prince de Joinville (1818-1900), the third son of the Duc d'Orleans.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 15' 00.0" S
- 63.25000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
55° 45' 00.0" W
- 55.75000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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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-1947

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