Bear Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Bear 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:
W of Stonington Island, Marguerite Bay, Fallières Coast, was surveyed by FIDS in 1947; named Bear Islet after USS Bear, of USAS, which visited the area in March 1940 (APC, 1955, p.5; BA chart 3213, 23.iii.1956). Bear Island (APC, 1959a, p.4; BA chart 3213, 12.viii.1960). Islote Bear (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.199; IHA, 1974, p.42). Islotes Bear, including offlying islands (Chile. IH chart 1604, 1969). Bear Islands, including offlying islands (BA chart 3213, 10.viii.1973). Beer [sic] Island (BA, 1974, p.207). Isla Teniente González, as rejected name after Tte Jorge González Baeza, of CAE, 1947 (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.43).
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