Decazes Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Decazes 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:
one of the SW Biscoe Islands, Loubet Coast, was roughly charted by FAE, 1908-10, when the name Pointe Decazes was applied loosely to the SW point of Biscoe Islands, probably after a supporter of FAE (Charcot, 1912, Pl. 1). Decazes Point, vaguely positioned (BA chart 3175, 9.x.1914; [in c. 66°30'S 67°29'W] APC, 1955, p.8; DCS 601 sheet 66 66, 1955). Decazes Pynten (HA chart, 1927). Pointe Decaze [sic] (France. SHM, 1937, p.408). Point Decazes (USHO, 1943, p.149). Islotes Decazes, referring to this island and nearby smaller islands (Argentina. MM, 1956, p.102). Following air photography by FIDASE, 1956-57, and ground survey by FIDS from "Detaille Island" in 1958, the name was accepted for the island. Decazes Island (APC, 1960, p.3; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/10, 1-DOS 1979).
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