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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Ema, isla (ARG) 64° 36' 00.0" S 62° 19' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 100793 Place ID: 4236

Emma Island (GBR) 64° 36' 00.0" S 62° 18' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 108681 Place ID: 4236

E of Cape Anna, Wilhelmina Bay, Danco Coast, was charted by BeAE, 29 January 1898, and named Île Emma after Emma de Gerlache de Gomery (c.1834-1933), mother of Baron de Gerlache de Gomery, Commander of BeAE (Lecointe, map, 1899; 1900a, map facing p.132). Ilôt Emma (Gerlache, 1900b, p.469). Emma Island (Cook, 1900, map p.xx; BA chart 3205,; APC, 1955, p.9; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959). Emma Ö (HA chart, 1928). Isla Ema [sic] (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947). Isla Emma (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.340; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.115). Islote Ema [sic] (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.257). The island was recharted by FIDS from Norsel in April 1955 and photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57.

Emma Island (USA) 64° 36' 00.0" S 62° 20' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 124814 Place ID: 4236

Island 1.5 mi long, with bare jagged peaks projecting through an icecap, lying 4 mi W of Nansen Island in the SW half of the entrance to Wilhelmina Bay, off the W coast of Graham Land. Discovered by the BelgAE, 1897-99, under Lt. Adrien de Gerlache, and named after his mother, Emma de Gerlache de Gomery.

Emma, Ile (BEL) 64° 36' 00.0" S 62° 20' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 104928 Place ID: 4236

Du prénom de la mère d'Adrien de Gerlache.

Emma, Isla (CHL) 64° 36' 00.0" S 62° 19' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 105499 Place ID: 4236

Fue descubierta por la Expedición Antártica Belga, 1897-1899, al mando del teniente Adrien de Gerlache, quien la denominó con este nombre en recuerdo de su madre. Isla de más o menos 2 millas de largo con picos con puntas de roca desnuda que se proyectan a través del hielo, situada al medio entre cabo Anna e isla Delaite en la mitad SW de la entrada a bahía Wilhelmina en la costa W de la península Tierra de O'Higgins.

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