Name details

Estrella del Norte, Islotes

Estrella del Norte, Islotes (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Estrella del Norte, Islotes  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Chile Gazetteer Id 134911

Feature type: Island (5)

Origin

This name originates from Chile. It is part of the Chile Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

Fueron cartografiados en bosquejo, por primera vez, en 1936 por la BGLE al mando de John Rymill. Levantados por el FIDS en 1947, que le dio este nombre al mayor de los islotes por el del USMS "North Star" (Estrella del Norte), uno de los buques del USAS, 1939-1941, que visitó bahía Margarita en 1940. Por extensión se llama de la misma forma al grupo de islotes y rocas. Grupo de islotes y rocas, que se ubica a aproximadamente 1,1 milla al NW del extremo W de la isla Neny, en bahía Margarita, frente a la costa W de la península Tierra de O'Higgins.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
68° 11' 00.0" S
- 68.18333°
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Longitude:
67° 06' 00.0" W
- 67.10000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
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Comments

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Approval status

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