Auguste Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Auguste 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:
E of Liège Island, Palmer Archipelago, was charted by BeAE, 23 January 1898, when a landing was made; named Île Auguste after Col. Théophile Adrien Auguste de Gerlache de Gomery (1832-1901), of the Belgian Army, father of the Commander of BeAE (Lecointe, map, 1899). Île August [sic] (Lecointe, 1900b, map facing p.132). August Insel (Stefan, 1900, map facing p.532). Auguste Island (Cook, 1900, map p.xx; BA chart 3205, 1.vi.1901; APC, 1960, p.2; BA chart 3560, 7.iv.1961). The island was erroneously deleted as non-existent by Birch (chart, 1911). Îlot Auguste (Gerlache, 1902b, p.114). Isla Moreno [=brown island] (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map). August Island (Marr, 1935, p.379). Isla M. Rodrïguez (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947). Isla Auguste (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949). Isla Augusto (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.248a). Islote Augusto (Argentina. MM chart OO, 1954; Pierrou, 1970, p.176; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.34). The island was photographed from the air by FIDASE in December 1956. Augusta [sic] Island (USOO chart 6944, 1963). Isla Manuel Rodrïguez, as rejected name (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.35).
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