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
Koechlin Island (GBR) 66° 42' 00.0" S 67° 38' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 109654 Place ID: 7683

off NE coast of Adelaide Island in entrance of Buchanan Passage, was photographed from the air by RARE, 1947-48, and by FIDASE, 1956-57, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Detaille Island" in 1958; in association with the names of glaciologists grouped in this area, named after René Koechlin (1866-1951), Swiss civil engineer, glaciologist and author of Les glaciers et leur méchanisme (Lausanne, 1944) (APC, 1960, p.5; BA, 1961, p.5; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/10, 1-DOS 1979).

Koechlin Island (USA) 66° 42' 00.0" S 67° 38' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 127519 Place ID: 7683

An island off the NE coast of Adelaide Island, about 4.5 mi S of the Sillard Islands. Mapped from air photos taken by RARE (1947-48) and FIDASE (1956-57). Named by UK-APC for Rene Koechlin, Swiss glaciologist; author of Les glaciers et leur mechanisme, 1944.

Koechlin, islote (ARG) 66° 42' 00.0" S 67° 38' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 101289 Place ID: 7683

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