Davis Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Davis 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:
at head of Bouquet Bay, between Brabant and Liège Island, was roughly charted by BeAE in January 1898 but there is some doubt as to whether the name Île Harry (Lecointe, map, 1899; 1903, Carte 5; 1905, Pl. 5 following p.110) referred to this island or to Harry Island (q.v.) nearby; further charted by FAE, 1903-05, and named Île Davis after Walter G. Davis, English Director of the Oficina Meteorológica Argentina, Buenos Aires (Charcot, 1906b, p.469; Matha and Rey, 1911, Pl. 3 following p.615). Davis Island (USHO, 1943, p.115; APC, 1960, p.3; BA chart 3560, 7.iv.1961). Isla Davis (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.296; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.93). The island was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Harry Islet (USHO, 1960, p.357, 1st view).
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