Petermann, Isla

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

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

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Place ID: 11150
Name ID: 106088

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

Fue descubierta por la Expedición Alemana al mando de Eduard Dallmann, 1873-1874, y denominada así por August Petermann, notable geógrafo alemán y fundador de la Oficina de Informaciones Petermann. El Comité Consultor de Nombres Antárticos de los EE.UU. ha reemplazado el nombre isla Lund, aplicado por la Expedición Belga de 1897- 1899, al mando del teniente Adrien de Gerlache por el nombre original. Isla aproximadamente de 1 milla de largo por 5 cables de ancho situada en las islas Dannebrog a 1 milla al W de cabo Duseberg en la costa W de la península Tierra de O'Higgins.

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Location

Latitude:
65° 10' 00.0" S
- 65.16667°
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Longitude:
64° 09' 00.0" W
- 64.15000°
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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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