Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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Betbeder Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Betbeder Islands (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:
W end of Wilhelm Archipelago, Graham Coast, may have been sighted by BeAE in February 1898 (Lecointe, 1903, p.93-95); were roughly charted by FAE, 1903-05, as one island and named Île Betbeder after Contra-almte O. Betbeder (Cape Betbeder, q.v.), who facilitated the refit of the expedition ship Fran ais at Buenos Aires in December 1903 (Charcot, 1906b, p.xxxv, 476; 1906a, map facing p.316); following FAE 1908-10, renamed Îlots Betbeder (Charcot, 1910, p.81). Betbeder Öya (HA chart, 1927). Betbeder Islands (BA chart 3175, 1.iii.1940; APC, 1959a, p.4; DOS 610 sheet W 65 64, 1959). Betbeder Island (USAAF chart [LR-74], 1942). Isla Betbeder (Rymill and others, 1943, map facing p.96). Islas Betbeder (Argentina. IGM map, 1946). Betbeder Islets (BA chart 3196, 12.xi.1948; APC, 1955, p.5). Islotes Betbeder (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.286; Pierrou, 1970, p.201; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.46). The islands were photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956-57. Isla Tucapel, as rejected name (Sooty Rock, q.v.) (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.46).
No images of this place could be found.