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)
Blake Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Blake 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:
in Bone Bay, Trinity Peninsula, was called Pendleton Island in error for Tower Island (q.v.) (USAAF chart [LR-74], 1942); following survey by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in July 1948, named Blake Islet after Midshipman (later Adm.) Patrick John Blake, RN (1798-1884), who serving in HMS Andromache accompanied Bransfield in HM hired brig Williams in 1819-20 (BA chart 3205, 12.ii.1954; APC, 1955, p.5). Blake Island (APC, 1959a, p.4; BA chart 3205, 23.xi.1962). Isla Blake (Chile. DNH chart 1500, 1963; IHA, 1974, p.48). Islote Laura, after Almte G. Brown's gunboat in 1814 (Argentina. MD, 1974, letter L). Isla Blake (Argentina. AA, 1991, p. 7)
No images of this place could be found.