Kappa, Isla

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

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

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Place ID: 7352
Name ID: 105761

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

El nombre Kappa se deriva de la décima letra del alfabeto griego y probablemente le fue dado por personal del DI quien hizo un levantamiento rápido de la isla en el año 1927. Fue levantado por las Expedi ciones Argentinas entre los años 1942, 1943 y 1948. Isla de 5 cables de largo situada al S de isla Beta y al E de islotes Thete en el archipiélago de Palmer.

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Location

Latitude:
64° 19' 00.0" S
- 64.31667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
63° 01' 00.0" W
- 63.01667°
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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 Identifier:
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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