Gándara Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Gándara 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 Duroch Islands (q.v.) off Cape Legoupil, Trinity Peninsula, was charted by CAE, 1947-48, and called Isla Comandante Escuadrilla González Rojas after Cmdte (E) René González Rojas, of the Chilean Air Force, who took part in the expedition as a pilot (Chile. DNH chart 503, 1948). Isla González Rojas (Chile. DNH chart 503, 1951). The island was later named Islote Gándara after Capt. (N) Jorge Gándara Bofill, of the Chilean Navy, commanding the patrol ship Covadonga on CAE, 1947-48 and 1948-49, and Commodore of CAE, 1954-55 (Chile. DNH chart 503, 1959; IHA, 1974, p.134). Gándara Island (USOO chart 6650, 1963; Thomson, 1975, map p.169; APC, 1986, p.3).
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