Bell Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Bell 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 Lecointe Island, Palmer Archipelago. The name Islotes Sigrid (q.v.) was applied to this island and the island to the SW by CAE, 1947 (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947; IHA, 1974, p.260). The present feature was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956-57; named Bell Island after Sir Charles Bell (1774-1842), British anatomist, surgeon and specialist on the nervous system, in association with the names of other pioneers of medicine grouped in this area (APC, 1960, p. 3; BA chart 3560, 7.iv.1961). Isolate Guesolaga [sic] (USHO, 1961, p.148). Islote Guesalaga, after Comodoro Federico Guesalaga Toro, Commander of CAE, 1947 (BA, 1958, p.139; Chile. DNH chart 1501, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.144). Guesalaga Island (USBGN, 1965, p.98).
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