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
Galindez Island (GBR) 65° 15' 00.0" S 64° 16' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 108954 Place ID: 5074

one of the Argentine Islands, Wilhelm Archipelago, Graham Coast, was roughly charted by FAE, 1903-05, and named IÎles Galindez, together with adjacent islands (Charcot, 1906, p.474), and later IÎle Galindez, restricted to this feature (Matha and Rey, 1911, Pl.3), after Capt. (F) Ismael F. Galíndez, of the Argentine Navy, commanding the corvette Uruguay (Uruguay Cove, q.v.) on her Antarctic cruise, 1904-05, when she relieved the SNAE station at Scotia Bay, Laurie Island, and conducted a search for FAE; recharted by BGLE in 1935-36. Isla Galíndez (Rymill and others, 1943, map facing p.72; Pierrou, 1970, p.381; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.133). Galindez Island (BA chart 3213, 7.ii.1947; APC, 1955, p.10; DOS 210 Argentine Islands sheet, 1964). Isla Galindes (Argentina. MM chart N-"P"-1, 1952). A FIDS/BAS station has been established on the island since February 1954 (Faraday, q.v.). The island was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Galindez Eiland (Knapp, 1958, p.574).

Galindez Island (USA) 65° 15' 00.0" S 64° 15' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 125495 Place ID: 5074

Island 0.5 mi long, lying immediately E of Winter Island in the Argentine Islands, Wilhelm Archipelago. Discovered by the FrAE, 1903-05, under Charcot, who named it for Cdr. Ismael F. Galindez, Argentine Navy, who was dispatched in the feared lost early in 1905. Recharted by the BGLE under Rymill, 1934-37.

Galindez, isla (ARG) 65° 15' 00.0" S 64° 15' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 100964 Place ID: 5074

Galíndez, Isla (CHL) 65° 14' 00.0" S 64° 14' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 105586 Place ID: 5074

Fue descubierto por la Expedición Antártica Francesa, 1903-1905, al mando del Dr. Jean B. Charcot, quien le dio este nombre por el comodoro Ismael F. Galíndez, de la Armada Argentina a quien le comisionó en el "Uruguay" para buscar a Charcot cuando se temió por perdida la expedición en 1905. El islote fue cartografiado con exactitud por el BGLE al mando de John Rymill, en 1934-1937.

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