Marine Gazetteer Placedetails

Status Proposed standard Proposed standard
Language Name Name source
EnglishWaifs, TheSCAR Composite Gazetteer   
SpanishWaifs, IslotesSCAR Composite Gazetteer   
FrenchLes WaifsU.S. Board on Geographic Names   
PlaceType Archipelago 
Latitude 64° 33' 0" S (-64.55°)  
Longitude 62° 43' 0" W (-62.7166667°)  
Source SCAR Composite Gazetteer, available online at
Notes Belgica information (en): Group of islands and rocks lying in the middle of the SE entrance to Schollaert Channel, in the Palmer Archipelago. Discovered by the BelgAE, 1897-99, under Gerlache. The name appears on a chart based upon a 1927 survey by DI personnel on the Discovery.    
Part of  Southern Ocean (IHO Sea Area)  [view hierarchy]   
Part of  Schollaert Channel (Channel)  [view hierarchy]   
Part of  Palmer Archipelago (Archipelago)  [view hierarchy]   
Edit history Last edited on 2014-08-19 09:07:05 by Vancraeynest Freek
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