Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

MRGID http://marineregions.org/mrgid/14154
Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Names
Language Name Name source
EnglishCruls IslandsSCAR Composite Gazetteer   
FrenchCruls, IlesSCAR Composite Gazetteer   
SpanishCruls, IslotesSCAR Composite Gazetteer   
DutchCruls eilandenFour maps representing Belgian toponyms in Antarctica   
PlaceType Archipelago 
Latitude 65° 11' 0" S (-65.1833333°)  
Longitude 64° 32' 0" W (-64.5333333°)  
Source SCAR Composite Gazetteer
Notes Belgica information: Group of small islands lying 1 mi W of Roca Islands in the S part of Wilhelm Archipelago. Discovered by the BelgAE, 1897-99, and named by Gerlache for Luis Cruls, Belgian astronomer and later Dir. of the Observatory at Rio de Janeiro. http://geonames.usgs.gov    
Belgica information: Group of small islands lying 2 km west of Roca Islands in the southern part of Wilhelm Archipelago. Discovered by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition, 1897-1899, and named by Adrien de Gerlache for Luis Cruls, Belgian astronomer and later Dir. of the Observatory at Rio de Janeiro.    
Relations 
Part of  Southern Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Part of  Gerlache Strait (Strait)  [view hierarchy]   
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Edit history Last edited on 2014-08-19 09:07:05 by Vancraeynest Freek
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