Andrée Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Andrée 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 Recess Cove, Danco Coast, following air photography by FIDASE and ground surveys by FIDS from Portal Point 1956-59, was named, in association with the names of aviation pioneers grouped in this area, after Salomon August Andrée (1854-97), Swedish engineer, who died on Kvitøya, Svalbard, after an attempt to fly over the North Pole by balloon (APC, 1960, p.2; BA chart 3566, 25.viii.1961). Isla Andrée (Argentina. AA, 1991 p.3)
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