Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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Alectoria Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Alectoria 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 Trinity Peninsula in Prince Gustav Channel, was surveyed by FIDS from Hope Bay in August 1945, and named Alectoria Islet after the lichen Alectoria antarctica which is predominant on the island (APC, 1955, p.4; BA chart 3205, 23.ix.1949). Islote Alectoria (Chile. DNH chart L, 1951; IHA, 1974, p.22). The island was further surveyed by FIDS, 1959-60. Alectoria Island (APC, 1959a, p.4; BA chart 3205, 23.xi.1962; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/13, 1-DOS 1974).
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