Balaena Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Balaena Islands (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Island (5)
This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
A small group of rocky islands lying close to the coast of Antarctica, 10 mi NE of Cape Folger. First mapped from air photos taken by USN Operation Highjump, 1946-47. Named by US-ACAN after the British floating factory, Balaena from which sketches of Knox and Budd Coasts were obtained as the result of reconnaissance flights and shipboard observations in 1947.
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