Chanticleer Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Chanticleer Island (The name as it would appear on a map)
If this information is incorrect, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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:
off NW Hoseason Island, Palmer Archipelago, was presumably known to nineteenth-century sealers. A landing was made on the island by Foster at Cape Possession (q.v.), 7 January 1829. Prince William Land, referring to this island or to Hoseason Island (q.v.) by the name applied by Foster to Palmer Archipelago and the N part of Danco Coast (BA, 1930, p.80). Islote Vallenar (Chile. DNH chart L, 1947). Islote Grande [=large islet] (Argentina. MM chart ZZ, 1948; Pierrou, 1970, p.400). Hoseason Island, in error (USHO, 1960, p.351, 5th view). Following air photography by FIDASE in 1956, the island was named Chanticleer Island after Foster's barque HMS Chanticleer (APC, 1960, p.3; BA chart 3560, 7.iv.1961).
No images of this place could be found.