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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Clarence Island (GBR) 61° 13' 29.9" S 54° 06' 31.3" W Island
Name ID: 108211 Place ID: 2713

E-most of the South Shetland Islands, was discovered and roughly charted by Bransfield, who landed at Cape Bowles on 4 February 1820; named Clarence's Island after Prince William, Duke of Clarence (1765-1837); Lord High Admiral of England, 1827-28; later William IV, King of England, 1830-37 (Bransfield, chart, [1820b]; Bone, 1822, p.746); further charted by RAE, 29 January 1821. Clarence Island (BA chart [no number], 1822; 3205, 23.ix.1949; APC, 1955, p.7; DOS 610 sheet W 61 54, 1-GSGS 1972). le Clarence (Powell, 1824a, map facing p.5). Clarences Isle (Weddell, 1825a, map facing p.132). Clarence Insel (Weddell, 1827, third end map). Ostrov Shishkova, after Vice-Adm. Shishkova, of the Imperial Russian Navy ([Bellingshausen], 1831a, sheet 62). Ostrov Vitse-Admirala Shishkova (Bellingshausen, 1831b, Vol. 2, p.276). Clarents [sic] Island (Larsen, 1894b, p.343). Clarents , Clarence T (Larsen, 1894b, map p.120, p.130). Clarence Tn (Ohlin, 1898, p.286). Schischkow Insel (Gravelius, 1902, p.172). Isla Clarence (Nordenskj"ld and others, 1904-05, Tomo 2, end map; Pierrou, 1970, p.249; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.77). Clarence Eiland (Ruys, 1905, map following p.88). Clarence-Sziget (Shackleton, [1925], p.76). Clarence- en (Holtedahl and Mosby, 1928, p.227). Clarence-Tya (Risting, 1929, map p.33). Clarence-Ten (Aagaard, 1930, end map). The island was recharted by DI, 1933-37. Clarenceøia (Isachsen, 1934, p.147). Schischkowøen, referring to the RAE's name (Aagaard, 1934, p.413). Clarences Island (Hobbs, 1939a, p.42). Clarenceøya (Aagaard, 1944, p.32). Vice-Admiral Shishkov Island (Debenham, 1945, p.434). Isla Shackleton, after Sir Ernest Shackleton (Mount Shackleton, q.v.) (Chile. IGM chart, 1945). Isla Sackleton [sic] (Island Clarence) (Vila Labra, 1947, map p.203). Isla Shackleton (Isla Clarence) (Ihl C. and Ayala A., 1947, map facing p.64). Isla Shakleton [sic] (Vila Labra, 1947, p.47). Shishkoff's Island, as rejected name (USBGN, 1947, p.146). Isla Clarens [sic] (Mann Fischer, 1948, map facing p.316). Isla Pardo, after Capt. L.A. Pardo (Pardo Ridge, q.v.) (Mann Fischer, 1948, map p.10). Isla Presidente Aguirre Cerda, after Don Pedro Aguirre Cerda (Aguirre Passage, q.v.) (Orrego Vicuña, 1948, p.201 and end map). Shishkova (Bellingshausen, 1949, map facing p.336). Isla Schackleton [sic] (Cañas Montalva, 1950, p.33). Ostrov Shishkova (Klarens) (Soviet Union. BSE, 1950, map following p.484). Wyspa Szyszkowa (Machowski, 1953, map p.90). Ostrov Clarens (Guretskiy, 1954, p.464). Shiskoff's [sic] Island, as rejected name (USBGN, 1956, p.279). The island was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1957. Isola Clarence, Isola Shackleton (Zavatti, 1958, Tav. 7, 12-13). Clarenc v Ostrov (Bártl, 1958, map facing p.144). Ostrov Shishkova (Clarens) (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Clarence (Araya and Hervé, 1966, p.9). Ostrov Klarens (Shishkova) (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl. 24). Clarence Islands [sic] (USAF chart GNC 26N, 1970). The island was further surveyed by JSEEI, 1970-71. Ostrov i kova (Clarence Island) (Soviet Union. GUGK map 221, 1973). The island was visited by JSEEIG in 1976-77 (Furse, 1979).

Clarence Island (USA) 61° 12' 00.0" S 54° 05' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 123582 Place ID: 2713

Island 12 mi long, which is the easternmost of the South Shetland Islands. The name dates back to at least 1821 and is now established in international usage.

Clarence, isla (ARG) 61° 13' 00.0" S 54° 06' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 100510 Place ID: 2713

Clarence, Isla (CHL) 61° 14' 00.0" S 53° 57' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 105332 Place ID: 2713

El nombre de esta isla data, por lo menos, desde 1821 y su uso se ha establecido internacionalmente. Esta isla mide 13 millas de largo por unas 5 de ancho medio y está ubicada en el extremo E de las islas Piloto Pardo en las islas Shetland del Sur.

Shishkova, ostrov (RUS) 61° 15' 00.0" S 54° 06' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 120560 Place ID: 2713

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