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)
Red Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Red 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 Prince Gustav Channel, Trinity Peninsula, between Church Point and Cape Lachman, rising to 495m at The Monument, was mapped by SwAE in October 1903 and named descriptively Rödön [=red island] (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904a, Del. 1, end map). Rote Insel [=red island] (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 2, first end map). Red Island (Nordenskjöld and others, 1905, map facing p.316; BA chart 3205, 31.x.1921; [in 63°49'S 57°45'W] 3205, 2.ix.1938; [co-ordinates corrected] 3205, 12.ii.1954; APC, 1955, p.17; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/13, 1-DOS 1974). Isla Red (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map). IÎle Red (Charcot, 1912, Pl.1). Red Ö (HA chart, 1928). Red Islet (BA, 1930, p.68). Isla Roja [translation of English name] (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.631; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.631). The island was resurveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1945-47 and 1959-60.
No images of this place could be found.