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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
James Ross Island (RUS) 64° 10' 00.0" S 57° 45' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 118618 Place ID: 7051

James Ross Island (GBR) 64° 09' 00.0" S 57° 45' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 109502 Place ID: 7051

separated from Trinity Peninsula by Prince Gustav Channel, was roughly charted on its E side by Ross in 1842-43; shown as part of Palmer Land (Trinity Peninsula, q.v.) (BA chart 1238, x.1893; Bruce, 1904, map following p.112). The name Ross Island (USHO chart 1132, 1894) or James Ross-Insel (Wichmann, 1895, p.141) was later applied to a small non-existent island c. 45km E of Seymour Island, after Rear-Adm. Sir James Clark Ross, RN (1800-62), British polar explorer and Commander of the Antarctic expedition, 1839-43; member of Arctic expeditions, 1819-20, 1821-23, 1824-25, 1827, 1829-33 and discoverer of the North Magnetic Pole, 1 June 1831. The land discovered by Ross was erroneously called Terre Louis Philippe (Louis Philippe Plateau, q.v.) (Andersson, 1903, p.140), but was later partly surveyed and its insularity proved by SwAE in October 1903; named James Ross Island (Nordenskjöld, 1904e, p.212; Nordenskjöld and others, 1905, map facing p.316; BA, 1948, p.177; chart 1240, 22.iv.1949; APC, 1955, p.12; DOS 610 sheet W 64 56, 1961; DOS 250 sheet SQ 21-22/1 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1974). Isla de Haddington, in association with Mount Haddington (q.v.) (Sobral, 1904, p.150). Haddington-Land (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 1, p.231). James Ross Insel (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 2, first end map). James Ross Ön (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904a, Del. 1, end map). IÎle Ross (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904c, map p. 232-33). Ross-Insel (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 1, p. 282). Ross-Ön (Andersson, 1904b, p.79). Isla de James Ross (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904-05, Tomo 2, end map). Ross Island (Charcot, 1905a, map facing p.592; BA chart 3175, 31.x.1921; 1.iii.1940). Ross Eiland (Ruys, 1905, map following p.88). Isla Haddington, Monte Haddington, referring to the fact that Mount Haddington was "proved to be an island" by SwAE (Sobral, [1907], p.115, 141). Isola Ross (Duse, 1907, p.247). Isla Ross (Riso Patron S., 1908, p.13; Pierrou, 1970, p.636; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.248). IÎle James Ross (Charcot, 1912, Pl.1). James Ross Eiland (Shackleton, [1921], end map). Ross Öia (HA chart, 1928). Ross-Öya (Risting, 1929, map p.33). Rossøen, Haddingtonlandet, James Ross' Ø, James Rossöen (Aagaard, 1930, p.197, 248, 276 and end map). Ross Ö (Hansen, atlas, 1936, chart 1). James Rossøya (Aagaard, 1944, p.32). Isla James Ross (Argentina. IGM map, 1945). The island was partly resurveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1945-47. Isla María, so called as a "symbol of love and faith" (Orrego Vicuña, 1948, p.202). Isla Ress [sic] (Chile. IGM, 1948a, map facing p.254). Rossin Saari (Andersson, 1948, map p.329). Ostrov Dzhems Ross (Soviet Union. BSE, 1950, map following p.484). The resurvey of the island was completed by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1953-55. Ostrov Dzhems Rossa (Baranov and others, 1954, map p. 283). Isla J. Ross (Cordini, 1955, p. 64). Ostrov Dzhemsa Ross (Soviet Union. UNGSVF chart 334, 1958). Ostrov Rossv (Bártl, 1958, map facing p.144). Ostrov Rossa (Nudel'man, 1960, loose map). Jams [sic] Ross Island (USAF chart ASC-6, 1962). [Ross Glacier, South Georgia, is also named after Sir J. C. Ross (Hattersley-Smith, 1980b, p. 4).]

James Ross Island (USA) 64° 10' 00.0" S 57° 45' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 127038 Place ID: 7051

A large island off the SE side and near the northeastern extremity of Antarctic Peninsula, from which it is separated by Prince Gustav Channel. Rising to 1,630 m, it is irregularly shaped and extends 40 mi in a N.S. direction. Charted in Oct. 1903 by the SwedAE under Otto Nordenskjold. He named it for Sir James Clark Ross, leader of a British expedition to this area in 1842, who discovered and roughly charted a number of points along the eastern side of the island. The form James Ross Island is used to avoid confusion with the widely known Ross Island in McMurdo Sound.

Ross, Isla (CHL) 64° 05' 00.0" S 57° 40' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 106202 Place ID: 7051

Cartografiada en octubre de 1903 por la Expedición Sueca al mando de Otto Nordenskjöld, quien le dio este nombre por Sir James Clark Ross, comandante de la Expedición Británica a esta zona en el año 1842. Es la de mayor tamaño que está en el lado SE y en las cercanías del extremo NE de la península Tierra de O'Higgins de la cual está separada por el canal Príncipe Gustavo. Tiene forma irregular y mide 39 millas de largo en dirección N a S.

Ross, isla,grupo de islas (ARG) 64° 10' 00.0" S 57° 40' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 102054 Place ID: 7051

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