Quintana, Islotes

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

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

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Place ID: 11793
Name ID: 106134

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

Descubierto por la Expedición Francesa de 1903-1905 al mando del Dr. Jean B. Charcot, denominados por él por Manuel Quintana, Presidente de la República de Argentina de 1904-1906. Fue cartografiado por la Expedición Británica al mando de John Rymill en 1934-1937. Grupo de islotes y rocas situadas a 5 millas al N de islotes Betbeder y a unas 17 millas al WNW de islas Argentine en la costa W de la península Tierra de O'Higgins.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 09' 00.0" S
- 65.15000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
64° 59' 00.0" W
- 64.98333°
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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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