Day Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Day 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:
between Arrowsmith Peninsula and Adelaide Island, Loubet Coast, was seen from the air and roughly surveyed from the ground by BGLE in 1936; called descriptively Middle Island since it lies between Hansen Island (q.v.) and Wyatt Island (q.v.) (Rymill and others, 1938, p.141; USAAF chart 1762, 1946); called Isla Tinguiririca after the Chilean volcano (Chile. DNH chart LII, 1947); following resurvey by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1948, named Day Island after Vice-Adm. Sir Archibald Day, RN (1899-1970), Hydrographer of the Navy, 1950-55; Co-ordinator of Operations for IGY (APC, 1955, p.8; BA chart 3570, 21.ix.1957). Middle (Day) Island (USHO, 1956, p.35). Isla Day (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.196; IHA, 1974, p.93). Isla Meid [sic], as rejected name (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.93).
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