Basso Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Basso 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:
SW side of Discovery Bay, Greenwich Island, joined to shore by a spit, was called Islote Crucero [=cross islet] and the spit was called Arrecifes Basso by CAE, 1946-47, after Cabo 1 Juan Basso C., steward of the frigate Iquique on the expedition (Vila Labra, 1947, map p.201). Islote Basso (Chile. DNH chart 500, 1951). Islote Cabo Basso (Chile. DNH chart 1405, 1961). The island was charted by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit in January-February 1964. Basso Island (BA chart 1774, 19.vii.1968; APC, 1974, p.3).
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