Irizar Island

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

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

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Place ID: 6929
Name ID: 109474

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 NE Argentine Islands, Graham Coast, was roughly charted by FAE, 1903-05, in 1904 and named IÎle Irizar after Capt. (F) (later Almte) Julián Irízar (1869-1935), of the Argentine Navy, who commanded the Argentine gunboat Uruguay (Uruguay Island, q.v.) in the rescue of the SwAE party from Snow Hill Island, 8 November 1903; later C.-in-C., Argentine Navy (Charcot, 1906b, p.474; 1912, Pl.4); recharted by BGLE, 1935-36. Isla Irizar (Argentina. IGM map, 1946; Pierrou, 1970, p.441; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.161). Irizar Island (APC, 1955, p.12; DOS 610 sheet W 65 64, 1959). The island was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and re-charted by FIDS-RN in 1958.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 13' 00.0" S
- 65.21667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
64° 13' 00.0" W
- 64.21667°
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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