Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishPalmer ArchipelagoSCAR Composite Gazetteer   
SpanishPalmer, archipiĆ©lago deSCAR Composite Gazetteer   
FrenchArchipel Palmer   
PlaceType Archipelago 
Latitude 64° 15' 0" S (-64.25°)  
Longitude 62° 50' 0" W (-62.8333333°)  
Source SCAR Composite Gazetteer, available online at
Notes Belgica information (en): Group of islands extending from Tower Island in the N to Anvers Island in the S, lying NW of Antarctic Peninsula, from which it is separated by Gerlache Strait. Named by Gerlache, leader of the BelgAE, 1897-99, for Capt. Nathaniel Palmer who navigated these waters in 1820 (    
Part of  Southern Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Part of  Antarctic Peninsula (Peninsula)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2006-04-06 14:59:04 by Deckers Pieter
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