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
Roux Island (GBR) 66° 54' 00.0" S 66° 58' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 110959 Place ID: 12420

off N end of Arrowsmith Peninsula, Loubet Coast, forming W entrance point of Lallemand Fjord, was charted by FAE, 1908-10, on 1 February 1909 and named IÎle Charles-Roux (Charcot, 1910, p.140; 1912, Pl.2) or IÎle Ch. Roux (Charcot, 1912, Pl.1; Bongrain, 1914, vue 28 following p.60) after Jules Charles-Roux, French oceanographer. Charles(-)Roux Island (USHO, 1943, p.150; chart 6639, 1955). Isla Panimávida, so called by CAE probably after a member of the expedition (Chile. DNH chart LII, 1947). Roux Island (BA chart 3196, 12.xi.1948; APC, 1955, p.18; DCS 601 sheet 66 66, 1955; BA chart 3570, 29.ix.1961). Isla Roux (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.294a; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.250). The island was photographed from the air by FIDASE, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Detaille Island", 1956-57. Ostrov Ru (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Roux Island (USA) 66° 54' 00.0" S 66° 57' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 130991 Place ID: 12420

Island 2 mi long, lying 0.5 mi N of Arrowsmith Peninsula at the W side of the entrance to Lallemand Fjord, off the W coast of Graham Land. Discovered by the FrAE under Charcot, 1908-10, who named it for Jules Charles-Roux.

Roux, isla (ARG) 66° 54' 00.0" S 66° 58' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 102063 Place ID: 12420

Roux, Isla (CHL) 66° 54' 00.0" S 66° 58' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 106213 Place ID: 12420

Descubierta por la Expedición Francesa de los años 1908-1910, que lideró el Dr. Jean B. Charcot, que le dio el nombre por Jules Charles-Roux, oceanógrafo francés. Isla circular de 1,5 milla de diámetro que se alza frente a la punta Allipen y a 20 millas al SW de cabo Rey, en la costa W de la península Tierra de O'Higgins.

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