Aldea Island

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This article is about an island in Antarctica. For Chilean Island in 45°S, see Aldea Island (Campana Archipelago).
Aldea Island
Geography
Coordinates 69°13′S 68°30′W / 69.217°S 68.500°W / -69.217; -68.500Coordinates: 69°13′S 68°30′W / 69.217°S 68.500°W / -69.217; -68.500
Archipelago Bugge Islands
Country
Antarctica
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Aldea Island is the central of the three Bugge Islands, off Wordie Ice Shelf, Fallières Coast, Antarctic Peninsula. The island was named Isla Aldea by the Chilean Antarctic Expedition, 1947, probably after Sargento Juan de Dios Aldea, of the Chilean Navy, one of the heroes of the naval battle of Iquique, May 21, 1879.

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