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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Dundee Island (RUS) 63° 30' 00.0" S 55° 55' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 117808 Place ID: 3960

Dundee Island (GBR) 63° 29' 00.0" S 55° 58' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 108592 Place ID: 3960

separated from Joinville Island by Active Sound and Firth of Tay, was sighted by Ross in 1842-43; shown to be a separate island by DWE, 5 January 1893, and named after Dundee, Scotland, home port of the expedition (Donald, [1892-93], chart; Robertson, chart, 1893b; BA chart 1238, x.1894; 3205, 2.ix.1938; APC, 1955, p.9; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/14 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1973). Dundee-Insel (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 1, p.64). Île Dundee (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904c, map p.72-73). Isla de Dundee (Nordenskjöld, 1904c, p.30). Isola di Dundee (Faustini, 1904, p.5). Dundee Ön (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904a, Del. 1, end map). Isla Dundee (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904-05, Tomo 1, end map; Pierrou, 1970, p.327; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.107). Dundee Eiland (Ruys, 1905, map following p.88). Isola Dundee (Nordenskjöld, 1910, p.554). Dundee Ö (HA chart, 1928). Dundee-Öya (Risting, 1929, map p.51). Dundeeöen (Aagaard, 1930, end map). The island was used by Ellsworth as a base for a ski-equipped aircraft in November 1935 (Ellsworth, 1936, p.5). Dundee (USAAF chart [LR-]74, 1943). Dundeeøya (Aagaard, 1944, p.32). The island was surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1945-54. Dundee Saari, Dundeen Saari (Andersson, 1948, map p.329 and end map). Isla Carlos Pórter, so called "after the naturalist" (Orrego Vicuña, 1948, p.202). Ostrov Dandi (Soviet Union. BSE, 1950, map following p.484). The island was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Dundeev Ostrov (Bártl, 1958, map facing p.144). [For history of occupation see Petrel Cove.]

Dundee Island (USA) 63° 30' 00.0" S 55° 55' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 124584 Place ID: 3960

Ice-covered island lying E of the NE tip of Antarctic Peninsula and S of Joinville Island. Discovered on Jan. 8, 1893 by Capt. Thomas Robertson of the Active and named for the home port, Dundee, Scotland, from whence the ship sailed in company with three other vessels in search of whales.

Dundee, isla (ARG) 63° 30' 00.0" S 55° 55' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 100757 Place ID: 3960

Dundee, Isla (CHL) 63° 28' 00.0" S 56° 03' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 105474 Place ID: 3960

Fue descubierta el 8 de enero de 1893 por el comandante del buque "Active" Thomas Robertson y le puso el nombre por el puerto de Dundee, Escocia desde donde el buque salió acompañado con otros tres barcos en busca de ballenas. Isla completamente cubierta por un manto de hielo, situada al S de la isla Joinville. Mide 14 millas de largo de E a W por 11 de ancho y alcanza su mayor altura de 600 metros en los montes en su extremo S. Sus costas están formadas por glaciares y acantilados de hielo; sólo el extremo S es montañoso.

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