Carlson Island

Carlson Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Carlson Island  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 2332
Name ID: 108092

Feature type: Island

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

in Prince Gustav Channel, off NW coast of James Ross Island, was mapped by SwAE on 9 October 1903, and named Wilhelm Carlsons Ön after Wilhelm Carlsson [sic], bank manager of Stockholm, one of the chief financial promoters of the expedition (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904a, Del. 1, end map). Wilhelm Carlson Insel (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 2, first end map). Wilhelm Carlssons-Insel (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 1, p.352). Wilhelm Carlson Island (Nordenskjöld and others, 1905, map facing p.316). Wilhelm Carlsson's Island (Nordenskjöld and others, 1905, p.302). Île Wilhelm Carlson (Charcot, 1912, Pl. 11). Carlson Island (BA chart 3205, 31.x.1921; APC, 1955, p.7; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/13, 1-DOS 1974). Carlson Ö (HA chart, 1928). Carlson Islet (BA, 1930, p.78). The island was resurveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in December 1945 and August 1952. Isla Carlson (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.241; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.67). Wilhelm Carlsons Ö, as rejected form (USBGN, 1956, p.79).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 52' 45.0" S
- 63.87917°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
58° 15' 56.0" W
- 58.26556°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

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