Larrouy Island

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

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

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Place ID: 8138
Name ID: 109738

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

at SW end of Grandidier Channel, W of Barilari Bay, Graham Coast, was charted by FAE, 1903-05, and named IÎle Larrouy after M. Larrouy, a French Ministre Plénipotentiaire at that time (Charcot, 1906b, p.476; Matha and Rey, 1911, Pl.2). Larrouy Island (BA chart 1238, ix.1908; 3196, 12.xi.1948; APC, 1955, p.13; DOS 610 sheet W 65 64, 1959). Larrouy Öya (HA chart, 1927). The island was further charted by BGLE in 1936. Isla Larrouy (Rymill and others, 1943, map facing p.96; Pierrou, 1970, p469; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.177). Larouy [sic] Island (USHO chart 6653, 1946). Isla Larouy [sic] (Chile. DNH chart LII, 1947). Isla Pendleton, in association with Grandidier Channel (q.v.) (Chile. IGM map, 1947). The island was photographed from the air by FIDASE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Prospect Point", 1956-58. Larrouy (Argentina. MM, 1957b, p.155).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 52' 00.0" S
- 65.86667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
65° 15' 00.0" W
- 65.25000°
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:
20-Sep-1955

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