Red Island

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

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

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Place ID: 11952
Name ID: 110820

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

in Prince Gustav Channel, Trinity Peninsula, between Church Point and Cape Lachman, rising to 495m at The Monument, was mapped by SwAE in October 1903 and named descriptively Rödön [=red island] (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904a, Del. 1, end map). Rote Insel [=red island] (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 2, first end map). Red Island (Nordenskjöld and others, 1905, map facing p.316; BA chart 3205, 31.x.1921; [in 63°49'S 57°45'W] 3205, 2.ix.1938; [co-ordinates corrected] 3205, 12.ii.1954; APC, 1955, p.17; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/13, 1-DOS 1974). Isla Red (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map). IÎle Red (Charcot, 1912, Pl.1). Red Ö (HA chart, 1928). Red Islet (BA, 1930, p.68). Isla Roja [translation of English name] (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.631; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.631). The island was resurveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1945-47 and 1959-60.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 44' 00.0" S
- 63.73333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
57° 52' 00.0" W
- 57.86667°
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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