Bruce Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Bruce 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:
SW of Bryde Island, Danco Coast, was charted by BeAE in February 1898, when a landing was made (Lecointe, 1903, Carte 5); named after Dr W.S. Bruce (Bruce Islands, q.v.) by Ferguson, who made a geological reconnaissance of the area from the whale-catcher Hanka in 1913 (Ferguson, chart, 1918a; 1921, map p.46 and p.49; APC, 1958, p.4; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959). Banck Island, in association with Mount Banck (q.v.) (Holtedahl, 1929, p.23). Isla Bruce (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.218). Isla Bank [sic] (Chile. DNH chart 511, 1951). The island was resurveyed by FIDS from Norsel in April 1955. Isla Banck (Chile. DNH chart 1501, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.38). Islote Banck (Alarcón and others, 1976, p.28).
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