Bombay Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Bombay 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:
in Mikkelsen Harbour (q.v.) Trinity Island, Palmer Archipelago, was photographed from the air by FIDASE in February 1956; called Islote Norte [=north islet] by AAE, which established a refuge hut and beacon on the island (Argentina. MM chart 128, 1957); named Bombay Island after the Norwegian floating factory ship Bombay (Kapt. Johans Johannessen), which lay in Mikkelsen Harbour each season, 1910-17, for six weeks or more at a time (APC, 1960, p.3). Islote Norte Beacon Islet (USHO, 1961, p.143). Islote d'Hainaut, after Tte 2 Ladislao d'Hainaut Fuenzalida, of the Chilean Navy, a member of CAE, 1951-52 (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.134; IHA, 1974, p.102). Hainaut Island (USBGN, 1965, p.98). Isla Dhainaut, Isla d'Hainaut, as rejected forms (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.102). Isla Bombay (Argentina. AA, 1991, p. 8)
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