Delaite Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Delaite 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:
W of Nansen Island, Wilhelmina Bay, Danco Coast, was charted by BeAE on 7 February 1898 and named Île Delaite after Julien Delaite, who gave financial help to the expedition (Lecointe, map, 1899; Gerlache, 1900b , p.474). Delaite Island (Cook, 1900, map p.xx; BA chart 3205, 1.vi.1901; APC, 1955, p.8; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959). Isola della Cupola [=cupola island], so called descriptively (Gerlache, 1902a). Saddle Island, so called descriptively (Johannessen, chart, [1919-20]). Delaite Ö (HA chart 1928). Isla Delaite (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.303; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.96). The island was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Delaite (Alarcón and others, 1976, folding map).
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