Yalour, Islotes

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

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

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Place ID: 16337
Name ID: 106499

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, que se desarrolló entre los años 1903-1905, bajo la dirección del Dr. Jean B. Charcot, quien la denominó con este nombre por el teniente Jorge Yalour, de la Armada Argentina, oficial de la corbeta "Uruguay", quien vino a rescatar a los náufragos de la Expedición Sueca en noviembre del año 1903. Grupo de islotes y rocas de 1,5 milla de extensión en el centro del estrecho Penola a 1 milla al NW del Tuxen en la costa W de la península Tierra de O'Higgins. En verano quedan libres de nieve, presenta una coloración rojiza.

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Location

Latitude:
65° 14' 00.0" S
- 65.23333°
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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

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Approval status

Status:
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Date approved:
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Related information

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