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Biscoe Islands
Biscoe Islands
is a series of islands, of which the principal ones are Renaud, Lavoisier (named Serrano by Chile
Chile
and Mitre by Argentina), Watkins, Krogh, Pickwick and Rabot, lying parallel to the west coast of Graham Land
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.[1] The islands are named for John Biscoe, the commander of a British expedition which explored the islands in February 1832.[2] See also[edit]

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Bates Island Composite Antarctic Gazetteer List of Antarctic islands south of 60° S SCAR Southwind Passage Territorial claims in Antarctica

References[edit]

^ https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/gaz/display_name.cfm?gaz_id=107457 ^ Stanton, William (1975). The Great United States Exploring Expedition. Berkeley: University of California Press. p. 147. ISBN 0520025571. 

U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Biscoe Islands

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