Cornwall Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Cornwall 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:
off Clothier Harbour, Robert Island, was described as an island by the nineteenth-century sealers (Fildes, 1821c); included by Powell in the group called Heywood's Isles (Heywood Island, q.v.); seen from a distance by DI in 1935, charted as the NW point of Robert Island, and named Cornwall Point, after Cornwall House, London SE1, where the Admiralty Hydrographic Office was formerly situated (Nelson and others, chart, 1935b; BA, 1942, p.42; chart 1774, 9.vii.1948; APC, 1955, p.7). Punta Cornwall (Argentina. MM chart ZZ, 1948; Pierrou, 1970, p.268). Punta Conrwall [sic] (Argentina. MM chart ALFA, 1954). Air photography by FIDASE in 1956 confirmed that the feature is an island. Isla Hummock (Heywood Island, q.v.) (Chile. DNH chart 1405, 1961). Cornwall Island (APC, 1962, p.9; DOS 610 sheet W 62 58, 1968).
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