Vaugondy Island

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

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

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Place ID: 19396
Name ID: 137762

Feature type: Island (5)

Origin

This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

The mostly ice-covered island on the NE side of Johannessen Harbour in the Pitt island group of Biscoe Islands. Situated 2.78 km WSW of Trundle Island, 1.1 km NW of Jingle Island, 2.08 km E of Animas Island and 3.4 km S of Ribnik Island. The feature extends 1.85 km in N-S direction and 1.68 km in E-W direction. British mapping in 1971. Named after the French cartographer Didier Robert de Vaugondy (1723-1786) who published a map of the south polar region in 1777.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 24' 37.0" S
- 65.41028°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
65° 21' 47.0" W
- 65.36306°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
21-Oct-2013

Related information

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