Conway Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Conway 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:
on S side of Holtedahl Bay, Graham Coast, was photographed from the air by FIDASE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Prospect Point" in 1956-57; in association with the names of pioneers of skimountaineering applied in this area, named after Sir William Martin Conway, 1st Baron Conway of Allington (1856-1937), English mountaineer and pioneer of polar ski-ing, who ski'd across Vestspitsbergen in 1896; President, Alpine Club, 1902-04; first President, Alpine Ski Club, 1908-11 (APC, 1959a, p.5).
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