Anagram Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Anagram 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:
SW of French Passage, Graham Coast, including Maranga Island and Nob Island, were first sighted by BeAE in 1898; roughly surveyed by FAE, 1903-05 and 1908-10; called in error Île Roca (Gourdon, 1908, end map), Îles Roca (Gourdon, 1908, p.29), Roca Islands (BA chart 1238, ix.1908) (Roca Islands, q.v.), Île Crulls (Charcot, 1912, Pl. 4), Îles Crulls (Charcot, 1912, Pl. 3; Bongrain, 1914, vue 17 following p.60) (Cruls Islands, q.v.). The islands were resurveyed by BGLE and called in error Rocca Islands (Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.400; [together with Roca Islands] USAAF chart, 1762, 1946). Crulls Islands (USHO, 1943, p.293). Islas Roca (Argentina. IGM map, 1946). Islas Rocca (Chile. DNH chart LII, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.628). Roca Islets (BA, 1948, p.203; APC, 1955, p.18). Islotes Cruls (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.290). Cruls Islands (USHO, 1956, p.31). Islotes Roca (Argentina. MM chart 130, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.628). Following survey by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit John Biscoe, 1957-58, the feature was renamed Anagram Islands, in reference to the previous transposition of names (APC, 1959a, p.4; BA chart 3572, 12.viii.1960). Islotes Anagrama (Chile. DNH chart 1502, 1962; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.26).
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