Etymologie, Etimología, Étymologie, Etimologia, Etymology
KI Kiribati, Kiribati, Kiribati, Kiribati, Kiribati
Region, Región, Région, Regione, Region

Line Islands, Îles de la Ligne, Line Islands
(London, London, London)

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Starbuck Island (W3)

Der Name der Insel "Starbuck Island" in Kiribati geht zurück auf einen "Valentine Starbuck" (1791-), einem Nachkommen eines der ersten Anglo-Europäischen Siedlern in Nordamerika.

(E?)(L?) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_islands_named_after_people
Starbuck Island, Kiribati - Valentine Starbuck

(E?)(L?) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Starbuck_Island


(E?)(L?) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valentine_Starbuck

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Prior to his journey to London, Valentine had sighted an island in the Pacific, known as "Starbuck" or "Volunteer Island". When Royal Navy captain George Anson Byron came across this island when returning the bodies of the Hawaiian king and Queen to their homeland on the HMS Blonde (1819), he named the island "Starbuck" in Valentine's honour. However, his cousin Obed Starbuck had sighted the island previously.
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(E1)(L1) http://ngrams.googlelabs.com/graph?corpus=0&content=Starbuck Island
Abfrage im Google-Corpus mit 15Mio. eingescannter Bücher von 1500 bis heute.

Engl. "Starbuck Island" taucht in der Literatur um das Jahr 1880 auf.

Erstellt: 2011-02

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