Brooklyn Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Brooklyn 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 Wilhemina Bay, Danco Coast, was roughly charted by BeAE on 7 February 1898; named Île Brooklyn after Brooklyn, NY, the home of Dr F.A. Cook, a member of that expedition (Cook Summit, q.v.) (Lecointe, map, 1899; Gerlache, 1900b, p.474). Brooklyn Island (Cook, 1900, map p.xx; BA chart 3205, 1945; APC, 1955, p.6; BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974). Brooklyn-Insel (Cook, 1903, map following p.x). Brooklyn Ön (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904a, Del. 1, end map). Isla de Brooklyn (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904-05, Tomo 1, end map). Isla Brooklyn (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map; Pierrou, 1970, p.217; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.56). Pilseneer [sic] Island, referring collectively to this island and Pelseneer Island (Johannessen, chart, [1919-20]), amended on the chart to two islands by Lester in 1920-22. Brooklyn Ö (HA chart, 1928). The island was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956-57 and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Portal Point" in 1957-58.
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