Name details

Jolle Island

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 140277

Feature type: Island

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

Island about 50 m long between Cuverville Island and Rongé Island, Danco Coast. This area was used as an anchorage by whalers in the early twentieth century and the island has anchorage chains and a water-boat.

Named For

Jolle is the Norwegian name for a waterboat, following the theme of names from the whaling era in this area.

Location

Latitude:
64° 41' 22.0" S
-64.68944°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
62° 38' 05.0" W
-62.63472°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

No images of this place could be found.

Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Landsat-8 image courtesy of the U.S. Geological Survey
Source Identifier:
https://earthexplorer.usgs.gov/
Source Scale:
1:30 m resolution
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
UK APC
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Approved
Date approved:
24-Jun-2017

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