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)
Eagle Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Eagle 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:
rising to 560m in Prince Gustav Channel, Trinity Peninsula, was first sighted, although not recognized as an island, by SwAE in 1902-03; surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in November 1945 and named after the FIDS ship Eagle (Eagle Cove, q.v.) (BA chart 3205, 23.xi.1949; APC, 1955, p.9; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/13, 1-DOS 1974). Isla Águila [translation of English name] (Chile. DNH chart L, 1951; IHA, 1974, p.19). Isla Eagle (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.318). Isla Santa Teresita [=St Theresa island] (Argentina. IAA map, [1959c]). Ostrov Igle (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Islas [sic] Águila, in error (Pierrou, 1970, p.151). Isla Andersson, referring in error to this feature according to coordinates given (Argentina. AA, 1991, p.3.)
No images of this place could be found.