Heroína Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Heroína 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:
NE most of Danger Islands (q.v.) off SE Joinville Island, was called Islote Ercilla by CAE after Alonso de Ercilla y Zúñiga (1533-94), Spanish author of La Araucana (Madrid, 1569), in which work Antarctica is mentioned (Chile. IHA, NM 147/1977); also called Islote Heroína, by AAE, 1948-49, after the expedition ship (Argentina. MM, NM 106/15.ix.1977); named Heroine Island (APC, 1982, p.3).
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