SCAR Gazetteer Information: Each place can have one or more entries in the SCAR Composite Gazetteer, dependant on its origin. By viewing an individual entry, you may see multiple references to the same place. SCAR uses a more general feature type coding, so each place will, in general, have multiple feature types.

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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Danco Island (GBR) 64° 44' 00.0" S 62° 36' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 108420 Place ID: 3306

in Errera Channel, Danco Coast, was sighted by BeAE on passage through the channel, February 1898 (Lecointe, 1903, Carte 5); surveyed by AAE, 1952-53, and called descriptively Isla Dedo [=finger island] (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.249; Pierrou, 1970, p.300); resurveyed by FIDS from Norsel in April 1955 and from Shackleton, 1956-57; named Danco Island in association with Danco Coast (q.v.) (APC, 1958, p.4; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959; 3213, 12.viii.1960). A FIDS station, originally called "Base O", later "Danco Coast" or "Danco Island", was established on the island, 2 March 1956 (SPRI, 1957, p.526, 531) and occupied until 22 February 1959. Dance [sic] Island (SPRI, 1961b, p.391). Isla Danco (Chile. DNH chart 1501, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.92). "Danko", "Danco", referring to the British station (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl. 4; GUGK map 221, 1973).

Danco Island (USA) 64° 44' 00.0" S 62° 37' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 124080 Place ID: 3306

Island 1 mi long lying in the S part of Errera Channel, off the W coast of Graham Land. Charted by the BelgAE under Gerlache, 1897-99. Surveyed by the FIDS from the Norsel in 1955, and named by the UK-APC for Emile Danco (1869-98), Belgian geophysicist and member of the BelgAE, who died on board the Belgica in the Antarctic.

Danco, Isla (CHL) 64° 44' 00.0" S 62° 35' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 105402 Place ID: 3306

Su nombre le fue dado aproximadamente en 1956 por su vecindad con la costa de Danco. En una publicación de 1962 figuró erróneamente como isla Dedo. Isla situada en la parte S del canal Errera, a medio canal, entre isla De Ronge y la costa occidental de la península Tierra de O'Higgins.

Dedo, isla (ARG) 64° 44' 00.0" S 62° 36' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 100647 Place ID: 3306

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