Long Island

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

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

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Place ID: 8605
Name ID: 109890

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

NW side of Prince Gustav Channel off Russell East Glacier, Trinity Peninsula, was not mapped by SwAE during the original survey of the channel in 1903; surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in August 1945 and so named from its shape (BA chart 3205, 23.ix.1949; APC, 1955, p.14; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/13, 1-DOS 1974). Isla Larga [translation of English name] (Chile. DNH chart L, 1951; Pierrou, 1970, p.467; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.176). Isla Long (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.323). The island was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and further surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1959-60. Irla [sic] Larga (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.220). Isla Herrstom [sic], Isla Herrstrom, as rejected names (Herrström Insel, q.v.) (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.151, 176). "Refugio Pedernera", Argentine refuge hut near N end of the island, so called after Gen. Pedernera of the Argentine Army (Argentina. MD, 1978, letter P).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 46' 00.0" S
- 63.76667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
58° 12' 00.0" W
- 58.20000°
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:
21-Nov-1949

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