Delta Island

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

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

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Place ID: 3501
Name ID: 108471

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

one of the Melchior Islands (q.v.), Dallmann Bay, Palmer Archipelago, was roughly surveyed by DI in 1927 and named after the fourth letter in the Greek alphabet, in association with the names of other islands in this group (BA chart 3213, 14.i.1929; APC, 1955, p.8; BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974); resurveyed by AAE, 1942 and 1943, and called Isla Delta (Argentina. IGM map, 1946; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.97); further surveyed by AAE, 1947-48, and called Isla Hermelo after Tte Ricardo Hermelo, of the Argentine Navy, Second-in-Command of the corvette Uruguay, 1904-05, sent to the rescue of FAE, 1903-05 (Argentina. MM chart 101, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.422). Isla Hermilo [sic] (Castellanos, 1951, p.10). The island was photographed from the air by USN, 1968-69.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 19' 00.0" S
- 64.31667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
62° 59' 00.0" W
- 62.98333°
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

Related information

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