Corner Island

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

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

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Place ID: 2989
Name ID: 108305

Feature type: Corner

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

SE end of Meek Channel, Argentine Islands (q.v.), Graham Coast, was charted by BGLE in 1935 as two islands forming a rough L-shape and named descriptively Corner Islands (Rymill, 1938b; BA chart 3213, 7.ii.1947; APC, 1955, p.7). Islas de Corner (Rymill and others, 1943, map facing p.72). Archîpel Corner (Rouch, 1944, map p.11). Isla Corner (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.291). Islas Corner (Argentina. MM, 1957b, p.9; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.84). Islotes del Rincón [=corner islets] (Argentina. MM, 1957b, p.9). Islas del Rincón (Argentina. MM, 1960a, p.10; Pierrou, 1970, p.624). The feature was recharted as one island by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit from HMS Protector in 1964-65. Corner Island (BA chart 3213, 10.viii.1973; APC, 1980, p.3).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 15' 00.0" S
- 65.25000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
64° 15' 00.0" W
- 64.25000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

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