Bofill, Isla

Bofill, Isla (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Bofill, Isla  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 9507
Name ID: 105204

Feature type: Island (5)

Origin

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

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Durante la Expedición Antártica Chilena de 1960-1961, el AGS. "Yelcho" de la Armada de Chile efectuó trabajos hidrográficos en esta zona y le dio el nombre a esta isla, que hasta esa fecha no lo tenía, por el apellido del oficial ingeniero del buque, teniente 1º Luis Bofill de Caso. Isla situada a 6,5 millas al SSW del cabo Sterneck y a unas 2 millas al NW de la isla Rivera, frente a la costa W de la península Tierra de O'Higgins.

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Location

Latitude:
64° 10' 00.0" S
- 64.16667°
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Longitude:
61° 06' 00.0" W
- 61.10000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
Unknown

Related information

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