Uruguay Island

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

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

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Place ID: 15225
Name ID: 111719

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

N of Corner Island, Argentine Islands, Graham Coast, was roughly charted by FAE, 1903-05, in 1904 and named Île Uruguay after the Argentine sloop-of-war Uruguay (Uruguay Cove, q.v.), which provided support for FAE (Charcot, 1906b, p.474; Matha and Rey, 1911, Pl.3); recharted by BGLE in 1935. Uruguay Island (Fleming and others, 1938, map facing p.576; BA chart 3213, 7.ii.1947; APC, 1955, p.21; DOS 210 Argentine Islands sheet, 1964). Isla Uruguay (Rymill and others, 1943, map facing p.72; Pierrou, 1970, p.702; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.288). The island was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and further charted by FIDS-RN in 1958.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 14' 00.0" S
- 65.23333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
64° 14' 00.0" W
- 64.23333°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
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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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