Brewster Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Brewster Island (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:
in Errera Channel, Danco Coast, was photographed from the air by FIDASE and charted by FIDS from Shackleton in 1956-57; called Islote Sorpresa [=surprise islet] (Argentina. MM, 1957a, p.106; Pierrou, 1970, p.669), Islotito Sorpresa (Argentina. MM, 1957a, p.106) or Isla Sorpresa (Argentina. MM, 1958b, p.113); in association with the names of pioneers of photogrammetry grouped in this area, named after Sir David Brewster (1781-1868), British natural philosopher, who improved the mirror stereoscope invented by Sir C. Wheatstone (Wheatstone Glacier, q.v.) by substituting prisms in 1844 (APC, 1960, p.3; BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974).
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