Adelaide Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Adelaide Island (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Island
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
between 66 35' and 67 45'S off Loubet Coast and FalliSres Coast, was discovered and charted as an island 15km long on 14 February 1832 by Biscoe, whose log records: the island being the furthest known land to the southward, I have honoured it with the name of H[er] M[ost] G[racious] Majesty Queen Adelaide [of Sax-Meiningen (1792-1849), Queen Consort of King William IV of England] (Biscoe, 1830-33b; BA chart 1238, 7.ix.1839; APC, 1955, p.4). le Ad'la No images of this place could be found.
No images of this place could be found.