Eta Island

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

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

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Place ID: 4357
Name ID: 108716

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

N of Omega Island, Melchior Islands (q.v.), Dallmann Bay, was roughly charted by DI in 1927; further charted by USAS in 1941 and called North Star Island after the USAS ship North Star (Berlin and Shirley, chart, [1941]); recharted by AAE, 1942-43, and named Isla Eta after the seventh letter of the Greek alphabet, in association with the names of other islands in this group (Argentina. MM chart 101, 1946; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.118). East Melchior Island (Stewart, 1947, p.230). Eta Island (BA chart 3213, 28.vii.1947; APC, 1955, p.9; BA chart 3213, 12.viii.1960). Isla Piedrabuena, after Cmdte Luis Piedrabuena (1833-83), Argentine naval hero (Argentina. IGM map, 1948; Pierrou, 1970, p.591).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 18' 00.0" S
- 64.30000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
62° 55' 00.0" W
- 62.91667°
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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