Name details

Bugge Islands

Bugge Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Bugge Islands  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108006

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

comprising Aldea Island, Landrum Island and Ramïrez Island, off Wordie Ice Front, S Marguerite Bay, Fallières Coast, were photographed from the air by BGLE on 16 August 1936, and later roughly mapped from the photographs (Stephenson, 1940, map facing p. 232); seen by RARE from Port of Beaumont on 23 March 1947 and reported in 69 10'S 68 55'W; named after Miss Ruth Bugge of Molde, Norway, a niece of Capt. F. Ronne, USNR (Ronne, 1948b, p. 362, 391; APC, 1955, p. 6; BA, 1956, p. 81; chart 3571, 14.vii.1961). Ruth Bugge Islands (AGS map, 1948). The name Bugge Islands was also applied to Mica Islands (q.v.) (Ronne, 1948b, map p.356). The islands were surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in December 1948. Bugge Island, in error (USBGN, 1956, p.74). Ostrova Bagge [sic] (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Ostrova Bugge (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl. 24). Islas Bugge (Chile. DNH, 1962, p. 201; IHA, 1974, p.58). Islas Bugge (Argentina. AA, 1991, p. 9)

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Location

Latitude:
69° 13' 00.0" S
- 69.21667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
68° 25' 00.0" W
- 68.41667°
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:
31-Mar-1955

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