Wauwermans, Islas

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

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

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Place ID: 15793
Name ID: 106467

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

Las islas fueron descubiertas por la Expedición Alemana realizada en los años 1873-1874, al mando de Eduard Dallmann. Ellas fueron avistadas por la Expedición Belga de 1897-1899, al mando del teniente Adrien de Gerlache quien la denominó así por el teniente general Wauwermans, Presidente de la Real Sociedad de Geografía de Antwerp y un colaborador de la Expedición. Cordón de islas bajas y pequeñas cubiertas de nieve situadas en el estrecho Bismarck y que se extiende por 9 millas en dirección E-W a 3 millas al W del cabo Errera de la isla Wiencke.

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Location

Latitude:
64° 55' 00.0" S
- 64.91667°
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Longitude:
63° 53' 00.0" W
- 63.88333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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Source Person:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

Status:
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Date approved:
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