Atherton Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Atherton 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:
two small islands off Bell Point, King George Island, were charted by DI in 1934-35 and named after Noel Atherton, cartographer in the Admiralty Hydrographic Office at the time; Chief Civil Hydrographic Officer, 1951-62 (Nelson and others, chart, 1935c; BA chart 3205, 25.iii.1937; APC, 1955, p.4; DOS 610 sheet W 62 58, 1968). Islas Atherton (Argentina. IGM map, 1946; Pierrou, 1970, p.175; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.34). Îles Atherton (France. SHM, 1954, p.44). The islands were photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Isole Atherton (Zavatti, 1958, Tav. 9). Ostrova Aterton (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl 175).
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