Barcroft Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Barcroft Islands (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:
S-most group of Biscoe Islands, including Bedford Island and Irving Island, were photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of pioneers of cold-climate physiology grouped in this area, named after Sir Joseph Barcroft (1872-1947), Irish physiologist; Professor of Physiology, Cambridge University, 1925-47, who carried out research into the effects of high altitude and cold (APC, 1960, p.2; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961). Islas Barcroft (Argentina. AA, 1991, p. 6).
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