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)
Beta Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Beta 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 Melchior Islands (q.v.), Dallmann Bay, was charted by DI in 1927 and named after the second letter in the Greek alphabet, in association with the names of other islands in this group (BA chart 3213, 14.i.1929; APC, 1955, p.5); recharted by AAE in 1942, 1943 and 1948. Isla Beta (Chile. DNH chart 510, 1947; IHA, 1974, p.45). Isla Rodeada [=island surrounded (by other islands)] (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.278; Pierrou, 1970, p.630).
No images of this place could be found.