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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Buls Island (GBR) 64° 25' 00.0" S 62° 17' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 108015 Place ID: 8876

off Buls Bay (q.v.), SE Brabant Island, was called Isla Maipo by CAE, 1947, probably after the Chilean oil-tanker Maipo (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947; IHA, 1974, p. 192), or Isla Buls by AAE in association with the bay (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.224); following survey by FIDS from Norsel in April 1955, named Buls Islet (APC, 1958, p. 4). Buls Island (APC, 1959a, p. 5; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959). Maipo Island (USBGN, 1965, p. 101).

Buls, isla (ARG) 64° 25' 00.0" S 62° 17' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 100377 Place ID: 8876

Maipo Island (USA) 64° 25' 00.0" S 62° 17' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 128361 Place ID: 8876

A low, snow-covered island lying at the entrance to Buls Bay, eastern Brabant Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. The island was first roughly charted by the BelgAE, 1897-99. The name appears on a 1947 Chilean government chart and commemorates the work of the Maipo, an oil tanker which participated in several Chilean Antarctic expeditions during the 1940s and 1950s.

Maipo, Isla (CHL) 64° 26' 00.0" S 62° 18' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 105891 Place ID: 8876

Denominada por la I Expedición Antártica Chilena de 1947, por el petrolero "Maipo". Isla situada frente y al E del cabo D'Ursel, limita por el S la entrada a bahía Buls, en la costa SE de la isla Brabante, del archipiélago de Palmer.

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