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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Amberes, isla (ARG) 64° 30' 00.0" S 63° 30' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 100072 Place ID: 431

Es la mayor de las islas del archipiélago de Palmer. Fue bautizada en 1898 por el Teniente Adrián de Gerlache, jefe de la expedición del "BELGICA" (1897-1899), que vivió en Amberes (Bélgica). El topónimo fue aprobado por la C.C.G. en 1956 y es traducción. Posteriormente fue publicado en TSAA1. SHN H-714.

Anvers Island (RUS) 64° 33' 00.0" S 63° 35' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 116843 Place ID: 431

Anvers Island (GBR) 64° 35' 00.0" S 63° 30' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 107538 Place ID: 431

between 64°15' and 64°50'S, and 62°45' and 64°20'W, off Danco Coast, was discovered by Biscoe who made a landing on Biscoe Bay (q.v.) on 21 February 1832 (Biscoe, 1830-33b); on its W and S coasts roughly charted by Dallmann in January 1874 (Dallmann, 1873-74; [Petermann], 1875a, end map); on its E coast roughly charted by BeAE, 1-9 February 1898, when its insularity was proved; named Île Anvers after Anvers (or Antwerp), Belgium, which contributed towards the cost of BeAE (Lecointe, map, 1899; Ger- lache, 1900b, p.475). Anvers Island (BA chart 1238, viii.1900; 3570,; APC, 1955, p.4; BA chart 3570, 29.ix.1961). Antwerp Island (Arc towski, 1901b, p.373; Kemp, 1932, map following p.256). Isla Amberes [=Anvers island] (Irïzar, 1903, map facing p.128; Pierrou, 1970, p.163). Antwerpen-Insel (Cook, 1903, map following p.x). Antwerpen Ön (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904a, Del. 1, end map). The W coast was recharted by FAE, 1903-05 (Matha and Rey, 1911, p.56-62). Antwerpen Eiland (Ruys, 1905, map following p.88). Anversinsel (Nordenskjöld, 1911b, p.74). Anvers Öya (HA chart, 1927). Antwerpen-Øen (Holtedahl and Mosby, 1928, p.228). Antwerpen-Øya (Risting, 1929, map p.33). Antwerp-Öen (Aagaard, 1930, end map). Antwerpøen (Aagaard, 1931). Anversøia (Isachsen, 1934, p.134). Anvers Ö (Hansen, atlas, 1936, chart 1). Antwerpøya (Aagaard, 1944, p.32). Antwerpen Island, as rejected form (USBGN, 1947, p.132). Isla Anvers (Chile. DNH chart 510, 1947; IHA, 1974, p.30). Isla Yelcho, after the Chilean steam-tug Yelcho (Cape Yelcho, q.v.) (Chile. IGM map, 1947). Isla Yelcho (Isla Amberes) (Ihl C. and Ayala A., 1947, map facing p.64). Isla de Anvers (Sgrosso, 1948, p.185). Anvers Saari (Andersson, 1948, map p.329). Isla Arzobispo Vicuñia, after the first Pastor of Santiago, Chile (Orrego Vicuña, 1948, p.201 and end map). Ostrov Antverpen ([Soviet Union. BSE], 1950b, map following p.484). Isola Anversa (Zavatti, 1952, p.510). Anversön (Frödin, 1956, end map). The island was photographed from the air by FIDASE and surveyed from the ground on its E side by FIDS from Arthur Harbour , 1956-58. Anvers (Anderson, 1957, p.111). Isla Ambe es [sic] (Argentina. IGM map 3762, 1958). Antverpsky Ostrov (Bártl, 1958, map facing p.144). Isola Yelcho (Zavatti, 1958, Tav. 7). Ostrov Anvers (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Anvers Islands, in error (USAF chart ASC-6, 1962). [For history of occupation see Arthur Harbour.]

Anvers Island (USA) 64° 33' 00.0" S 63° 35' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 121858 Place ID: 431

High, mountainous island 38 mi long, which is the largest feature in the Palmer Archipelago, lying SW of Brabant Island at the SW end of the group. Named in 1898 by the BelgAE under Gerlache after the province of Anvers, Belgium.

Anvers, Ile (BEL) 64° 33' 00.0" S 63° 35' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 104889 Place ID: 431

Province et ville qui appuyèrent financièrement l'Expédition Antarctique Belge de la Belgica sous le commandement de A. de Gerlache.

Anvers, Isla (CHL) 64° 34' 00.0" S 63° 30' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 105112 Place ID: 431

El nombre le fue puesto en 1898 por la Expedición Antártica Belga al mando del teniente Adrien de Gerlache, en la nave "Bélgica", y corresponde al nombre de la provincia de Amberes (Anvers), Bélgica. Gran isla, la de mayor extensión del archipiélago de Palmer, que está ubicada al SW de la isla Brabante, de la que la separa el canal Schollaert y el archipiélago Melchior.

Weasel Gap (AUS) 70° 11' 36.4" S 64° 39' 18.4" E Gap
Name ID: 431 Place ID: 15798

A gap with a névé surface and a low gradient offering a feasible route southward between Mt. Starlight and the Athos Range. It is 1,670m high and was sighted by ANARE party led by John M. Béchervaise on 26 November, 1955.

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