Killingbeck Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Killingbeck 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:
off Rothera Point, SE Adelaide Island, following survey by FIDS from Adelaide, 1961-62, was named after John Basil Killingbeck (b. 1936), FIDS Base Leader, "Deception Island", 1961-62, and BAS general assistant, Adelaide, 1962-63 (BA, 1972, p.39; APC, 1974, p.4; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/14 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978; BA chart 3462, 11.i.1980); further surveyed by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit, 1976-77. Isla Cerrito, so called after the battle of Cerrito in 1812 (Argentina. MD, 1978, lettter C).
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