Steele, Isla

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

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

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Place ID: 13966
Name ID: 106313

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

Descubierta en 1940 por personal del USAS, quienes les dieron el nombre por Clarence E Steele, conductor de tractores de la Base Este. Está situada a 17 millas al SE de cabo Sharbonneau de la costa E de la península Tierra de O'Higgins. Mide 12 millas de largo de E a W por 10 de ancho, y su altura es de 488 metros. Está completamente cubierta de hielo, agrietada en sus laderas abruptas, pero sin mostrar manchas de piedra visible.

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Location

Latitude:
71° 00' 00.0" S
- 71.00000°
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Longitude:
60° 40' 00.0" W
- 60.66667°
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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 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:
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Date approved:
Unknown

Related information

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