Cruls, Islotes

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

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

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Place ID: 3170
Name ID: 105382

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

Fueron descubiertos por la Expedición Antártica Belga de 1897-1899, al mando del teniente Adrien de Gerlache, quien les dio el nombre por Luis Cruls, astrónomo belga y después director del Observatorio de Río de Janeiro. En cartas antiguas han figurado como islas Crulls e islotes Crulls. Está compuesto por un grupo numeroso de islotes que se encuentran ubicados al WNW de las islas Argentine y a 11,5 millas al W de punta Moot de la costa occidental de la península Tierra de O'Higgins.

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Location

Latitude:
65° 11' 00.0" S
- 65.18333°
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Longitude:
64° 32' 00.0" W
- 64.53333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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Source Person:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

Status:
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Date approved:
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