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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Carrera, Isla (CHL) 67° 33' 00.0" S 67° 49' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 105285 Place ID: 11285

Fue descubierta por la Expedición Antártica Francesa de 1908-1910, al mando del teniente Jean B. Charcot, quien le dio el nombre isla Piniero por Antonio F. Piñero, miembro de la Cámara de Diputados de Argentina, que consiguió crédito para la expedición. En el plano original de Charcot figura como Piniero en vez de Piñero. Durante la Expedición Antártica Chilena de 1947, que efectuó reconocimientos en esta zona, le dio el nombre de isla Carrera.

Piñero Island (GBR) 67° 33' 37.0" S 67° 48' 39.0" W Island
Name ID: 110632 Place ID: 11285

W of Cape Sáenz, Arrowsmith Peninsula, Loubet Coast, in the entrance of Laubeuf Fjord, was charted by FAE, 1908-10, in January 1909 and named IÎle Piniero [sic] after Dr Antonio F. Piñero, member of the Argentine Chamber of Deputies, on whose motion the Argentine government voted unlimited credit to meet the needs of FAE at Buenos Aires in October 1908 (Charcot, 1912, Pl.1). Piniero Island (USAAF chart 1762, 1946; BA chart 3196, 12.xi.1948; DCS 601 sheet 67 66, 1954; APC, 1955, p.17). Isla Carrera [=course island], so called by CAE from its position in Laubeuf Fjord (Chile. DNH chart LIII, 1947; IHA, 1974, p.67). The island was surveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in September 1948. Pinero [sic] Island (USHO, 1956, p.35; BA, 1961, p.441). Piñero Island (USBGN, 1956, p.243; APC, 1960, p.6; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961; 3462, 11.i.1980). Isla Piñero (Argentina. MM chart 132, 1957). Isla Piniero, as rejected form (Argentina. MM, 1957a, p.9). Peñero [sic] Island, in error (BA, 1974, p.205).

Piñero Island (USA) 67° 34' 00.0" S 67° 49' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 130151 Place ID: 11285

Island 2 mi long and 0.5 mi wide, lying about 4.5 mi NW of Pourquoi Pas Island, off the W coast of Graham Land. Discovered by the FrAE under Charcot, 1908-10, and named by him for Dr. Antonio F. Pinero, member of the Chamber of Deputies of the Argentine Republic, on whose motion the government voted unlimited credit to meet the needs of the expedition.

Piñero, isla (ARG) 67° 34' 00.0" S 67° 49' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 101860 Place ID: 11285

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