Green Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Green 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:
N-most of the Berthelot Islands (q.v.), Graham Coast, was roughly charted by BGLE, 10 February 1935, and named descriptively since the island supports one of the most extensive areas of green moss (Pogonatum or Polytrichum spp.) in the Antarctic Peninsula area (Rymill, 1938b; APC, 1959a, p.7; DOS 610 sheet W 65 64, 1959). Green Islet (BA, 1948, p.204; APC, 1955, p.11). Islote Verde [translation of English name] (Chile. DNH chart 1502, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.292). In 1967 the island was designated SPA No.9 under the Antarctic Treaty (FO, 1967, p.6).
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