Eagle Island

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

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

If this information is incorrect, please e-mail mapping@aad.gov.au

Place ID: 4017
Name ID: 108609

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 560m in Prince Gustav Channel, Trinity Peninsula, was first sighted, although not recognized as an island, by SwAE in 1902-03; surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in November 1945 and named after the FIDS ship Eagle (Eagle Cove, q.v.) (BA chart 3205, 23.xi.1949; APC, 1955, p.9; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/13, 1-DOS 1974). Isla Águila [translation of English name] (Chile. DNH chart L, 1951; IHA, 1974, p.19). Isla Eagle (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.318). Isla Santa Teresita [=St Theresa island] (Argentina. IAA map, [1959c]). Ostrov Igle (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Islas [sic] Águila, in error (Pierrou, 1970, p.151). Isla Andersson, referring in error to this feature according to coordinates given (Argentina. AA, 1991, p.3.)

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 40' 00.0" S
- 63.66667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
57° 29' 00.0" W
- 57.48333°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

No images of this place could be found.

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:
21-Nov-1949

Related information

Biodiversity
View fauna, flora or both within 1.0 degree of this location

Place names
View British or international place names within 1.0 degree of this location.

The SCAR Composite Gazetteer is hosted by the Australian Antarctic Data Centre. The information in the footer below pertains to the AADC web site.