Corry Island

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

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

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Place ID: 3013
Name ID: 108318

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

rising to 510m in Prince Gustav Channel, Trinity Peninsula, S of Eagle Island, was sighted by Ross on 6 January 1843 and charted as part of the peninsula; named Cape Corry after Henry Thomas Lowry Corry (1803-73), Member of Parliament for Tyrone, 1826-73; Junior Lord of the Admiralty, 1841-45; Secretary, 1845-46 and 1858-59; First Lord, 1867-68 (BA chart 1238, 1844; Ross, 1847a, p.344; BA chart 3205, 2.ix.1938). Cap Corry (Ross, 1847b, p.402). Cabo Corry (Nordenskjöld, 1904c, p.23). Kap Corry (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 1, p.357). Kaap Corry (Nordenskjöld and others, 1907, p.130). Kapp Corry (HA chart, 1928). Following his flight on 21 November 1935, Ellsworth reported the feature as an island, which was confirmed from survey by FIDS from Hope Bay in August 1945. Corry Island (BA chart 3205, 23.ix.1949; APC, 1955, p.8; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/13, 1-DOS 1974). Isla Corry (Chile. DNH chart L, 1951; Pierrou, 1970, p.270; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.85). Cabo Circulár (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.331). The island was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Isla San Carlos (Argentina. IAA map, [1959c]).

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Location

Latitude:
63° 43' 00.0" S
- 63.71667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
57° 32' 00.0" W
- 57.53333°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

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:
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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:
Unknown
Date approved:
21-Nov-1949

Related information

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