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)
Beak Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Beak 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:
N side of Prince Gustav Channel, Trinity Peninsula, was sighted by SwAE in 1902-03; following survey by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in 1945, named from its position grouped with Eagle Island, Tail Island and Egg Island (q.v.) (APC, 1955, p.5; BA chart 3205, 23.ix.1949; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/13, 1-DOS 1974). Isla Beak (Chile. DNH chart L, 1951; IHA, 1974, p.42). Beak (Anderson, 1957, p.123). Isla Pico [=peak island] (Argentina. MM chart 124, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.590). Isla Acantilados [=accessible island] (Argentina. IAA map, [1959b]). Ostrov Bik (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).
No images of this place could be found.