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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Argentina, islas (ARG) 65° 16' 00.0" S 64° 17' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 100120 Place ID: 492

Próximas a cabo Tuxen, costa W de la península Antártica. Fueron descubiertas por la Expedición Antártica francesa del Dr. Charcot (1903-05), quien las bautizó como homenaje y reconocimiento a nuestro país, por la ayuda prestada para su empresa. SHN carta H-715.

Argentine Islands (GBR) 65° 15' 00.0" S 64° 17' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 107561 Place ID: 492

separated from Graham Coast by Penola Strait and including, from NE to SW, Fanfare, Irizar, Uruguay, Forge, Grotto, Corner, Galindez, Winter, Shelter, Skua, Leopard and Black islands and The Barchans, were roughly charted by FAE, 1903-05; named Îles Argentines after the Republic of Argentina (Charcot, 1906b, p.474; 1906a, map facing p.316). Îles Argentina (Gourdon, 1908, p.28). The islands were further charted in 1909 by FAE, 1908-10, and shown as Îles Argentine or Îles Argentines to include the present Anagram, Cruls and Roca islands (Charcot, 1910, p.158 and map p.267; 1912, Pl. 3). Argentine Islands (BA chart 3175, 9.x.1914; 3213, 7.ii.1947; APC, 1955, p.4; DOS 210 Argentine Islands sheet, 1964). Argentine Islets (BA, 1916, p.406). Argentina Öyane (HA chart, 1927). The islands were recharted by BGLE in 1935-36 and shown in accordance with their present definition (Fleming and others, 1938, map facing p.576). Îlots Argentine (France. SHM, 1937, p.407). Islas Argentinas (Rymill and others, 1943, map facing p.72; Pierrou, 1970, p.170). Islas Argentina (Chile. DNH chart LII, 1947). Argentina Saari (Andersson, 1948, map p.329). Islas Rep blica Argentina (Moreno, 1948, p.6). Isole Argentine (Zavatti, 1952, p.507). Islotes Argentinas (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.286). Îles Argentia [sic] (France. SHM, 1954, p.49). Argentinische-Inseln (Kosack, 1955a, end map). Argentijnse Eilanden (Knapp, 1958, p.568). The islands were surveyed by FIDS, 1958-61. Ilhas da Argentina (Fuchs and Hillary, [1959b], p.8). Argentskiye Ostrova (Nudel'man, 1960, loose map). Argentine Island, in error (USAF chart GNC 26, 1961). Islas Argentine (Chile. DNH chart 1502, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.32). Islas Argentines (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1963). The islands were further charted by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit from HMS Protector in 1964-65 (BA chart 3213, 23.ix.1967). [For the history of occupation of the islands see Faraday, Marina Point and Winter Island.]

Argentine Islands (USA) 65° 15' 00.0" S 64° 16' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 121901 Place ID: 492

Group of islands 5 mi SW of Petermann Island and 4 mi NW of Cape Tuxen, in the Wilhelm Archipelago. Discovered by the FrAE, 1903-05, under Charcot, and named by him for the Argentine Republic in appreciation of that government's generosity and kindness to his expedition. The BGLE under Rymill was based in the Argentine Islands in 1935 and conducted a thorough survey of them.

Argentine, Islas (CHL) 65° 14' 00.0" S 64° 16' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 105122 Place ID: 492

Fueron descubiertas por la Expedición Antártica Francesa de 1903-1905, al mando del Dr. Jean B. Charcot, quien les dio el nombre por la República Argentina. La BGLE , al mando de Rymill, instaló en 1935 una base en estas islas e invernó, efectuando un levantamiento biológico, geológico y cartográfico. En algunas cartas chilenas antiguas, el nombre figuró traducido como islas Argentina. Grupo de islas, islotes y rocas, separados del continente por el estrecho Penola y de la isla Petermann por el paso Francés, formando un cordón que se extiende por 3,8 millas en dirección NNE-SSE y 2,8 millas hacia el WNW, frente a la costa occidental de la península Tierra de O'Higgins.

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