Name details

Buls Island

Buls Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Buls Island  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108015

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

off Buls Bay (q.v.), SE Brabant Island, was called Isla Maipo by CAE, 1947, probably after the Chilean oil-tanker Maipo (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947; IHA, 1974, p. 192), or Isla Buls by AAE in association with the bay (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.224); following survey by FIDS from Norsel in April 1955, named Buls Islet (APC, 1958, p. 4). Buls Island (APC, 1959a, p. 5; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959). Maipo Island (USBGN, 1965, p. 101).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 25' 00.0" S
- 64.41667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
62° 17' 00.0" W
- 62.28333°
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:
4-Sep-1957

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