Casabianca Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Casabianca 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:
NW of Port Lockroy, Wiencke Island, was charted by FAE, 1903-05, and named Îlot Casabianca after M. Casabianca, Administrator of the Naval Registry, France, at that time (Charcot, 1906b, p.472; 1912, Pl. 1). A landing was made on the island by FAE, 1908-10, on 26 December 1908. Casabianca Islet (Charcot, [1911b], p.44; BA 1916, p.405; chart 3213, 6.x.1950; APC, 1955, p.7). Isle Casabianca (Ferguson, 1921, p.49). Charcot Island, after Dr J.-B. Charcot (Charcot Bay, q.v.) (Ferguson, 1921, map p.46). Casabianca Island (BA chart 3213, 14.i.1929; APC, 1959a, p.5; BA chart 3213, 12.viii.1960). The island was resurveyed by FIDS from "Port Lockroy" in 1944. Islote Casabianca (Chile. DNH chart 510, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.243; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.68). Islote Casablanca [sic] (Chile. IGM map, 1947).
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