Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Collated by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (Italy)
in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Barbara Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Barbara 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 Debenham Islands, Fallières Coast, was charted by BGLE in February 1936 (Rymill, 1938b, p.12); named Barbara after Barbara Lempriere Debenham (b. 1917), eldest daughter of Prof. Frank Debenham (Debenham Islands, q.v.) (BA chart 3213, 7.ii.1947). Barbara Island (USHO chart 6651, 1946; BA chart 3213, 7.ii.1947; APC, 1955, p.5). Islote Bárbara (Argentina. MM chart 116, 1952; Pierrou, 1970, p.189). Isla Bárbara (Argentina. MM, 1959a, p.263; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.38). By 1969 Northeast Glacier had advanced to cover half the island, and in 1972 it was noted from HMS Endurance that the glacier had advanced over most of the island, thus destroying its insularity (BA chart 3213, 10.viii.1973).
No images of this place could be found.