Name details

Orrego Vicuña, Islotes

Orrego Vicuña, Islotes (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Orrego Vicuña, Islotes  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Chile Gazetteer Id 135052

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

Estos islotes fueron cartografiados en forma aproximada en 1936 por la BGLE y fueron levantados en 1947 por el FIDS. Así denominados por extensión del nombre del mayor de ellos, que recibió su nombre de la Expedición Antártica Chilena de 1947 y corresponde a los apellidos de Eugenio Orrego Vicuña, historiador de la Universidad de Chile, quien tomó parte en esa expedición. Grupo de islotes y rocas, que se ubican a aproximadamente 7 cables al W del extremo W de la isla Neny, en la isla Margarita, frente a la costa W de la península Tierra de O'Higgins.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
68° 12' 00.0" S
- 68.20000°
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Longitude:
67° 06' 00.0" W
- 67.10000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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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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Date approved:
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