Bryde Island

SCAR Gazetteer Ref. No 1971

Feature type: Island

Origin

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:

Narrative

W side of Paradise Harbour, Danco Coast, was roughly charted by BeAE on 10-11 February 1898 and named Île Bryde, probably after Ingvald Bryde (b. 1860), Norwegian agent who arranged the purchase of the expedition ship Belgica (ex-Patria) (Lecointe, map, 1899; SRGA, 1900, p.8; Gerlache, 1902b, p.43, 278). Bryde Island (Cook, 1900, map p.xx; BA chart 3205, 1.vi.1901; APC, 1955, p.6; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959). Île de Bryde (Lecointe, 1904, p.156). Brydes Insel (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 2, first end map). Brydes Ön (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904a, Del. 1, end map). Isla Bryde (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904-05, Tomo 1, end map; Pierrou, 1970, p.220; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.58). Bryde Insel (Nordenskjöld, 1917, map facing p.68). Corrections to the chart of the island were made by BAE, 1920-22, from information supplied by whalers. Bride Island, McBride Island (Lester, 1920-22a, Vol. 3, p.93). Bryde Ö (HA chart, 1928). Brydes Ö (Aagaard, 1930, end map). The island was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956-57. Bruce Island (q.v.), in error (USAF chart 1762, 1959).

Location

Latitude:
64° 52' 00.0" S
-64.867°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
63° 02' 00.0" W
-63.033°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Region:
Not recorded

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

Related information

Biodiversity
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