Biscoe Islands is a series of islands, of which the principal ones are
Renaud, Lavoisier (named Serrano by
Chile and Mitre by Argentina),
Watkins, Krogh, Pickwick and Rabot, lying parallel to the west coast
Graham Land and extending 150 km (81 nmi) between
Southwind Passage on the northeast and
Matha Strait on the southwest.
Another group of islands are the Adolph Islands.
The islands are named for John Biscoe, the commander of a British
expedition which explored the islands in February 1832.
Composite Antarctic Gazetteer
List of Antarctic islands south of 60° S
Territorial claims in Antarctica
^ Stanton, William (1975). The Great United States Exploring
Expedition. Berkeley: University of California Press. p. 147.
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Biscoe
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