Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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Galindez Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Galindez Island (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Island
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:
one of the Argentine Islands, Wilhelm Archipelago, Graham Coast, was roughly charted by FAE, 1903-05, and named IÎles Galindez, together with adjacent islands (Charcot, 1906, p.474), and later IÎle Galindez, restricted to this feature (Matha and Rey, 1911, Pl.3), after Capt. (F) Ismael F. Galíndez, of the Argentine Navy, commanding the corvette Uruguay (Uruguay Cove, q.v.) on her Antarctic cruise, 1904-05, when she relieved the SNAE station at Scotia Bay, Laurie Island, and conducted a search for FAE; recharted by BGLE in 1935-36. Isla Galíndez (Rymill and others, 1943, map facing p.72; Pierrou, 1970, p.381; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.133). Galindez Island (BA chart 3213, 7.ii.1947; APC, 1955, p.10; DOS 210 Argentine Islands sheet, 1964). Isla Galindes (Argentina. MM chart N-"P"-1, 1952). A FIDS/BAS station has been established on the island since February 1954 (Faraday, q.v.). The island was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Galindez Eiland (Knapp, 1958, p.574).
No images of this place could be found.