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)
Barry Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Barry 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:
one of the Debenham Islands (q.v.), Fallières Coast, was charted by BGLE in February 1936 (Rymill, 1938a, p.12); used as site for BGLE southern base, occupied 29 February 1936-12 March 1937; named Barry after Kenneth Barry Lempriere Debenham (1920-43), eldest son of Prof. Frank Debenham (BA chart 3213, 7.ii.1947). Barry Islet (USHO, 1943, p.161). Barry Island (USHO chart 6651, 1946; BA chart 3213, 6.x.1950; APC, 1955, p.5). Islote Barry (Argentina. MM chart 109, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.192). The BGLE hut, repaired by FIDS in 1946 but not re-occupied, was dismantled by AAE and the Argentine station General San Martïn was established on the site, 21 March 1951. This station, named after General Don José de San Martïn (1778-1850), Argentine patriot and liberator, continued in operation until 28 February 1960, when it was evacuated following a fire in February 1959 (Thomas, 1954, 1956a; SPRI, 1961a). "Station General San Martïn" (Capurro, 1955, p.173). "Base Militar General San Martïn" (Argentina. MM, 1957a, p.2). Barry Eiland (Knapp, 1958, p.568). Isla Barry (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.199; IHA, 1974, p.41). "Kheneral'-San-Martin" (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl. 24). "Base General San Martïn" (Pierrou, 1970, p.390). The Argentine station was re-opened in 1973. "San Martin Station" (BAS, 1977a, p.8). San Martïn (BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/2, 1-DOS 1978).
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