Rugged Island

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

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

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Place ID: 12468
Name ID: 110975

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

off W coast of Byers Peninsula, Livingston Island, forming S side of New Plymouth, was charted by nineteenth-century sealers and called Ragged Island in February 1820 by Capt. J.P. Sheffield (Cape Sheffield, q.v.), probably from its indented coastline (Palmer, 1820-21, 12 November 1820; Fanning, 1834, p.431). Ragged Iland [sic] (Palmer, 1820-21). Raged [sic] Island (Burdick, 1820-21, 18 December 1820; [quoting Capt. J. Davis' log of Cecilia] Stackpole, 1955, p.39). Ragid [sic] Island (Burdick, 1820-21, 9 January 1821). The island was later named Rugged Island from its rugged appearance (Palmer, 1820-21; BA chart 1238, 7.ix.1839; [in 62°26'S 61°15'W] BA chart 3205, 25.iii.1937; APC, 1955, p.18; [co-ordinates corrected] BA chart 3205, 23.xi.1962; APC, 1977, p.28). Ruged [sic] Island, quoting Capt. C. Burdick's log of Huntress, 20 January 1821 (Stackpole, 1955, p.42). Lloyd(')s or Rugged Island (Powell, chart, 1822a; 1822b, p.4). IÎle Lloyd (Eyriès and Malte-Brun, 1823, map facing p.237). IÎle Lloyd's, IÎle Rugged (Powell, 1824a, map facing p.5). Ragged Insel, Ragged Eiland, Zacken Insel [=toothed island], Rugged Insel (Weddell, 1827, p.452-54 and third end map). Lloyd's Island (Powell, chart, 1828). Isla Rugged (Spain. DH chart 458, 1861). Lloyd od Rugged Insel (Friederichsen, 1895, Tafel 7 facing p.304). Rugget [sic] Insel (Fricker, 1898, map p.122). IÎle Ragged (Gerlache, 1900a, p.389). Isla Bugged [sic] ([Irízar], 1903, map facing p.4). Rugged Ö (HA chart, 1928). Ragged Island (Rugged Island) (USAAF chart 1737, 1946). Isla Rugosa [=rugose island] (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.218; Pierrou, 1970, p.639; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.250). The island was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Rugged Eiland (Knapp, 1958, p.584). Isola Rugged (Zavatti, 1958, Tav. 9). Rugged (Ragged) Island (USHO, 1963, p.129).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 37' 58.8" S
- 62.63300°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
61° 15' 00.0" W
- 61.25000°
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:
8-Sep-1953

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