Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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Irizar Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Irizar 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 NE Argentine Islands, Graham Coast, was roughly charted by FAE, 1903-05, in 1904 and named IÎle Irizar after Capt. (F) (later Almte) Julián Irízar (1869-1935), of the Argentine Navy, who commanded the Argentine gunboat Uruguay (Uruguay Island, q.v.) in the rescue of the SwAE party from Snow Hill Island, 8 November 1903; later C.-in-C., Argentine Navy (Charcot, 1906b, p.474; 1912, Pl.4); recharted by BGLE, 1935-36. Isla Irizar (Argentina. IGM map, 1946; Pierrou, 1970, p.441; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.161). Irizar Island (APC, 1955, p.12; DOS 610 sheet W 65 64, 1959). The island was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and re-charted by FIDS-RN in 1958.
No images of this place could be found.