Gerlache Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Gerlache 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:
largest of the Rosenthal Islands (q.v.), off W coast of Anvers Island, was charted by FAE, 1903-05, as part of the main island and named Pointe de Gerlache, after Lieut. Adrien Victor Joseph de Gerlache de Gomery, of the Belgian Marine (later Baron de Gerlache de Gomery) (1866-1933), Belgian polar explorer and Commander of BeAE; Leader of Arctic expeditions, 1905, 1907 and 1909 (Charcot, 1906b, p.471; 1906a, map facing p.316). Gerlache Point (BA chart 3205, vii.1909; APC, 1955, p.10). Pointe Gerlache (BA, 1916, p.404). Gerlache P. (HA chart, 1928). De Gerlache Point (Wilkins, 1929, map facing p.374). Punta Gerlache (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947). Kap Gerlache (Kosack, 1955a, map p.220). The island was photographed from the air by FIDASE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Arthur Harbour", 1956-58, and shown to be the feature originally named by FAE. Gerlache Island (APC, 1959a, p. 7; BA, 1961, p.159; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/3, 1-DOS 1979). Isla Rosenthal, as rejected form (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.248). Islote Rosenthal (Chile. DNH chart 1501, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.248). Islotes Rosenthal, as rejected form (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.248).
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