Joinville, Islas

Joinville, Islas (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Joinville, Islas  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 7202
Name ID: 105749

Feature type: None recorded.

Origin

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

Narrative

Descubierta y denominada Tierra de Joinville por la Expedición Antártica Francesa al mando del comandante Dumont D'Urville en 1837-1840, en honor de Francisco Fernando de Orleans, príncipe de Joinville, ilustre marino francés, hijo del monarca Luis Felipe. Su verdadera naturaleza fue determinada posteriormente. Islas situadas al NE de la península Luis Felipe; constituidas por 3 grandes islas denominadas de N a S: D'Urville, Joinville y Dundee, separada de la península por el paso Antarctic.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 15' 00.0" S
- 63.25000°
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Longitude:
56° 00' 00.0" W
- 56.00000°
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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 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:
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Date approved:
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Related information

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