Name details

Las Palmas

Las Palmas (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Las Palmas  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Spain Gazetteer Id 137605

Feature type:

Origin

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

Narrative

Underwater plateau 24 m deep. 800 yards from Spanish Antarctic ì Station Gabriel de Castilla; 29 nautical miles from Collins Point ì (Neptunes Bellows). In Port Foster, Deception Island, South ì Shetland Islands. Named for the Spanish Oceanographic Research ì Ship Las Palmas, which has been anchoring in this place at least ì 20 times in every 11 Antarctic expeditions supporting the Spanish ì Station Gabriel de Castilla.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 58' 14.8" S
- 62.97078°
Accurate to 0m
Longitude:
60° 40' 26.3" W
- 60.67397°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown The coordinates for this place name were derived from Map id 0 - This map does not exist in the SCAR Map Catalogue. in the SCAR Map Catalogue.
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
26-Apr-2013

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