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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Marambio, isla (ARG) 64° 18' 00.0" S 56° 50' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 101468 Place ID: 13059

Seymour Island (RUS) 64° 15' 00.0" S 56° 45' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 120512 Place ID: 13059

Seymour Island (GBR) 64° 17' 00.0" S 56° 45' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 111126 Place ID: 13059

NE of Snow Hill Island, separated from James Ross Island by Admiralty Sound, was sighted by Ross, 6 January 1843, described as the NE headland of the sound and, as such, named Cape Seymour after Rear Adm. (later Adm. of the Fleet) Sir George Francis Seymour, RN (1787-1870), a Lord of the Admiralty, 1841-44 (BA chart 1238, 1844; Ross, 1847a, p.343; BA, 1916, p.401). Cabo Seymour (Spain. DH chart 458, 1861). The feature was roughly charted by Larsen, 1892-93 and 1893-94, when its insularity was determined; landings were made, 2 December 1892 and 18 November 1893, when the first fossils recorded from the Antarctic were collected, and the island was claimed for Norway (Schück, 1894, p.139). Cap Seymour (Larsen, 1894a, p.114). Seymour, Seymour Point (Murray, 1894, p.197). Seymour Insel (Friederischsen, 1895, Tafel 7 facing p.304). Seymore [sic] Island (Donald, 1896, p.636). The island was further charted by SwAE in 1902-03. Kap Seymour (Andersson, 1903, p.140). Isla Saymour [sic] (Sobral, 1904, p.207). Capo Seymour (Faustini, 1904, p.5). IÎle Seymour (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904c, map p.232-33). Seymour-Inseln (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 2, p.161). Seymour Island (Nordenskjöld, 1904f, map facing p.128; BA chart 3205, 31.x.1921; APC, 1955, p.19; DOS 610 sheet W 64 56, 1961). Seymour-Øen (Larsen, 1904, p.81). Seymour Ön (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904a, Del. 1, end map). Seymour-Øern, Isla de Seymur [sic], Isla Seymur, Cabo Seymur (Nordenskjöld, 1904b, p.169; 1904c, p.13, 19 and upper map facing p.32). Isla de Seymour (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904-05, Tomo 1, end map). Seymour Eiland (Ruys, 1905, map following p.88). Isla Seymour (Irízar, [1907], p.73; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.257). Kaap Seymour (Nordenskjöld and others, 1907, p.34). Isola Seymour (Duse, 1907, p.44). Isla Seymor [sic] (Hoxmark, 1924). Seymour Ö (HA chart, 1928). Seymour-Öya (Risting, 1929, map p.51). Seymouröen (Aagaard, 1930, end map). The island was surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1945-47. Isla Vicecomodoro Marambio, so called by AAE after Vicecomodoro Gustavo Argentino Marambio, of the Argentine Navy, first Chief of the Fuerza Aérea de Tareas Antárticas, who died on active service (Argentina. MM chart 124, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.714). Ostrov Seymourv (Bártl, 1958, map facing p.144). Ostrov Simor (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). The island was photographed from the air by USN in 1964. The Argentine station "Vicecomodoro Marambio" was established in October 1969 near the shore at the NW end of Cross Valley (BAS 250 sheet SQ 21-22/1 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1974). The island was rephotographed from the air by USN and from the helicopter of HMS Endurance in 1969. "Marambio" (González-Ferrán, 1971, p.5). Isla Segman [sic] (Chile. IH chart 58, 1971). Isla Marambio (Malagnino and others, 1975, map p.491). The island was further photographed from the air by BAS in 1979 and mapped from air photographs by the Institute of Polar Studies, Ohio State University, in 1983, with several changes in the coastal outline.

Seymour Island (USA) 64° 17' 00.0" S 56° 45' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 131448 Place ID: 13059

Island 10 mi long and 5 mi wide at its greatest breadth, lying 1 mi NE of Snow Hill Island at the S margin of Erebus and Terror Gulf The NE end of this feature was sighted by a British expedition under Ross, Jan. 6, 1843, and named Cape Seymour after R. Admiral George Francis Seymour. Its insular nature was determined by Capt. C.A. Larsen in 1892-93 and the name Seymour has since been extended to the entire island.

Seymour, Isla (CHL) 64° 17' 00.0" S 56° 46' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 106252 Place ID: 13059

El 6 de junio de 1843, la Expedición Británica de James Ross avistó la costa NE de esta isla, dándole el nombre de cabo Seymour. Su naturaleza insular fue determinada por Larsen en 1892-1893. Ubicada a 11 millas al SW de cabo Gage de la isla Ross. Mide 10 millas de largo por 3 de ancho medio. La isla se caracteriza por estar libre de hielos en verano, se compone de dos masas montañosas separadas por una profunda quebrada transversal que la cruza de costa a costa a nivel del mar. Su parte NE es de relieve regular, en cambio la parte SW es más baja y quebrada.

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