Bates Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Bates 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 Renaud Island, Biscoe Islands, was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956; in association with the names of sea-ice specialists grouped in this area, named after Charles Carpenter Bates (b. 1918), American oceanographer specializing in sea-ice studies; Chief Scientist, USCG, 1968-79 (APC, 1959a, p.4; BA chart 3573, 26.viii.1960). Isla Videla, after a member of CAE who worked in the area (Chile. DNH chart 1502, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.294). Isla Bates (Argentina. AA, 1991, p. 6).
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