Advent Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Advent 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:
in SW entrance of Peltier Channel, Danco Coast. The island and nearby rock were called descriptively Rocas Baupr's [=bowsprit rocks] (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.27; Pierrou, 1970, p.193). Roca Baupr's (Argentina. MM chart NU, 1954). Following the work of an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit from HMS Protector, 1956-57, the feature was named Advent Island because a landing was made to fix its position on Advent Sunday, 1956 (APC, 1959a, p.4; BA chart 3572, 12.viii.1960). Islote Advent (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.167; IHA, 1974, p.19). Baupr's Rocks (USBGN, 1965, p.93).
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