Name details

Beer Island

Beer Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Beer Island  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107729

Feature type: Island

Origin

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:

Narrative

SE of Renaud Island, Biscoe Islands, was roughly charted and named by BGLE in February 1936 (Rymill, 1938b; BA chart 3213, 6.x.1950; APC, 1955, p.5; DCS 601 sheet 66 64, 1955; DOS 610 sheet W 65 64, 1959). Mutton Cove Island, in association with nearby Mutton Cove (q.v.) (USHO, 1943, p.149). Isla Caleta Carnero [=mutton cove island] (Chile. DNH chart LII, 1947; [as rejected name] IHA, 1974, p.43). Isla Mutton Cove (Argen- tina. MM chart 107, 1949). Isla Caleta Cordero [=lamb cove island] (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.295; Pierrou, 1970, p.231). The island was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956-57. Isla Beer (Chile. DNH chart 1502, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.43).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 00' 00.0" S
- 66.00000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
65° 41' 00.0" W
- 65.68333°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

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