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
Delta Island (GBR) 64° 19' 00.0" S 62° 59' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 108471 Place ID: 3501

one of the Melchior Islands (q.v.), Dallmann Bay, Palmer Archipelago, was roughly surveyed by DI in 1927 and named after the fourth letter in the Greek alphabet, in association with the names of other islands in this group (BA chart 3213, 14.i.1929; APC, 1955, p.8; BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974); resurveyed by AAE, 1942 and 1943, and called Isla Delta (Argentina. IGM map, 1946; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.97); further surveyed by AAE, 1947-48, and called Isla Hermelo after Tte Ricardo Hermelo, of the Argentine Navy, Second-in-Command of the corvette Uruguay, 1904-05, sent to the rescue of FAE, 1903-05 (Argentina. MM chart 101, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.422). Isla Hermilo [sic] (Castellanos, 1951, p.10). The island was photographed from the air by USN, 1968-69.

Delta Island (USA) 64° 19' 00.0" S 62° 59' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 124242 Place ID: 3501

Island 0.5 mi long, lying close SE of Lambda Island and E of Alpha Island in the Melchior Islands, Palmer Archipelago. The name, derived from the fourth letter of the Greek alphabet, was probably given by DI personnel who roughly surveyed the island in 1927. The island was surveyed by Argentine expeditions in 1942, 1943 and 1948.

Delta, Isla (CHL) 64° 19' 00.0" S 62° 59' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 105432 Place ID: 3501

El nombre Delta proviene de la cuarta letra del alfabeto griego que probablemente fue dado por el personal del DI., quienes hicieron un reconocimiento rápido de la isla en 1927. La isla fue reconocida por exploraciones argentinas en 1942-1943 y 1948. Isla cerca de 5 millas de largo, situada al SE de isla Lambda y E de isla Alpha en las islas Melchior en el archipiélago de Palmer.

Hermelo, isla (ARG) 64° 19' 00.0" S 62° 59' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 101132 Place ID: 3501

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