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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Webb Island (GBR) 67° 26' 52.0" S 67° 55' 33.0" W Island
Name ID: 111857 Place ID: 15808

off E coast of Wright Peninsula, Adelaide Island, was charted by FAE, 1908-10, in January 1909 and named Île Webb after Capt. (later Adm. Sir) Richard Webb, RN (1870-1950), commanding HMS Amethyst on E coast of South America, 1909-11, who was the first to welcome the FAE ship Pourquoi Pas? on her return to Montevideo in 1910 (Charcot, 1912, Pl.1; Bongrain, 1914, vue 34 following p.60). Webb Öya (HA chart, 1927). Webb Island (USAAF chart 1762, 1946; APC, 1955, p.22; BA chart 3570, 21.ix. 1957). Isla Escribiente Rebolledo, so called by CAE, 1947, after a naval writer on the expedition (Punta Escribiente Rebolledo, q.v.) (Chile. DNH chart LIII, 1947). The island was surveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in October 1948. Webb Islet (BA chart 3196, 12.xi.1948). Islote Webb (Argentina. MM chart 132, 1957). Isla Webb (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.196; IHA, 1974, p.299). Islote Weeb [sic] (Argentina. MM chart H-717, 1969).

Webb Island (USA) 67° 27' 00.0" S 67° 56' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 133498 Place ID: 15808

Rocky island 1.5 mi long, lying in Laubeuf Fjord about 3 mi S of the entrance to Stonehouse Bay, Adelaide Island. Discovered by the FrAE under Charcot, 1908-10, and named by him for Capt. (later Admiral Sir) Richard C. Webb, RN, commanding officer of an English cruiser in Argentine waters at that time.

Webb, Isla (CHL) 67° 27' 00.0" S 67° 57' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 106468 Place ID: 15808

Descubierto por la Expedición Francesa del Dr. Jean B. Charcot, que se efectuó entre los años 1908-1910, quien le puso el nombre por el capitán de navío Richard C. Webb R. N., comandante de un crucero inglés que en esa época operaba en aguas argentinas. Cono de piedra desnuda de una milla de longitud, ubicada a 7,5 millas al NNW de la isla Carrera, en el seno Laubeuf y a corta distancia de la costa E de isla Adelaida, frente a la costa W de la península Tierra de O'Higgins.

Webb, islote (ARG) 67° 27' 00.0" S 67° 56' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 102454 Place ID: 15808

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