Amiot Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Amiot Islands (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Island
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
off SW coast of Adelaide Island, comprising Cumbers Reef and Ward Islands, were roughly charted by FAE, 1908-10, and named Îles Amiot after A. Amiot (d. 1910), Engineering Director of L'Entreprise Franc aise, Montevideo, which refitted Pourquoi-Pas? in 1910 (Charcot, 1910, p.365-66; 1912, Pl. 1). Amiot Islands (BA chart 3175, 9.x.1914; APC, 1955, p.4). Amiot Öyane (HA chart, 1927). The islands were recharted by DI in 1930-31 (Carey and Nelson, 1931a; BA chart 3175, 1.iii.1940). Amiot Reef, following survey by BGLE in 1935-36 (Rymill and others, 1938, p.267). Islas Amiot (Argentina. IGM map, 1946; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.26). Islotes Amiot (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.303). Arrecifes Amiot (Argentina. MM, 1958c, p.227; Pierrou, 1970, p.163). Following survey by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit from John Biscoe in 1963, the islands were redefined with amended position (APC, 1964, p.2; BA chart 3577, 14.viii.1964). Ostrova Am'o (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Ostrova Am'yo (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl.24).
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