SCAR Gazetteer Information: Each place can have one or more entries in the SCAR Composite Gazetteer, dependant on its origin. By viewing an individual entry, you may see multiple references to the same place. SCAR uses a more general feature type coding, so each place will, in general, have multiple feature types.

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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Pabellón Island (GBR) 64° 19' 00.0" S 62° 57' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 110472 Place ID: 10804

southern of two small islands off the NW point of Omega Island (q.v.), Melchior Islands, Dallmann Bay, was roughly charted by DI in 1927; further charted by USAS in March 1941, when the name Transit Rocks was applied collectively to the two small islands (Berlin and Shirley, chart, [1941]); recharted by AAE, 1946-47, and named Islote Pabellón [=flag islet] after the Argentine flag which was installed there (Argentina. MM chart 101, 1946; Pierrou, 1970, p.571; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.219). Pabellon [sic] Islet (BA chart 3213, 18.vii.1947; APC, 1955, p.16). IÎle Pabellón (France. SHM, 1954, p.48). Pabellón Island (APC, 1959a, p.9; BA chart 3213, 12.viii.1960).

Pabellón Island (USA) 64° 19' 00.0" S 62° 57' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 129776 Place ID: 10804

The southernmost of two islands which lie close off the N tip of Omega Island and mark the S side of the western entrance to Andersen Harbor in the Melchior Islands, Palmer Archipelago. The island was roughly surveyed by DI personnel in 1927. Named by the Argentine expedition during a survey of these islands in 1946-47. They erected a mast on this island from which they flew the Argentine national colors (pabellon).

Pabellón, islote (ARG) 64° 19' 00.0" S 62° 57' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 101760 Place ID: 10804

Pabellón, Islote (CHL) 64° 19' 00.0" S 62° 57' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 106050 Place ID: 10804

Este islote fue levantado someramente por la expedición Discovery en 1927, la que posiblemente le aplicó un nombre en inglés del cual deriva su actual versión en español. Islote situado frente al extremo N de isla Omega y que marca el límite S de la entrada a puerto Andersen, que se forma entre las islas Omega y Eta del archipiélago Melchior.

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