Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
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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Feature type: Island
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:
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.
No images of this place could be found.