Debenham Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Debenham Islands (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 NE Marguerite Bay, Fallières Coast, comprising Ann, Audrey, Barbara, Barry, Brian and June islands, were seen from the air by BGLE on 27 February and surveyed from the ground in March-May 1936; named after Frank Debenham (1883-1965), surveyor on BAE, 1910-13 (Capt. R. F. Scott, RN); Founder and first Director, SPRI, 1925-46; Professor of Geography, Cambridge University, 1930-49; member of BGLE Advisory Committee (Rymill, 1938a, photograph facing p.310, map facing p.432; BA chart 3213, 7.ii.1947; APC, 1955, p.8; DCS 601 sheet 68 66, 1955). The individual islands in the group were named after Prof. Debenham's six children, and the BGLE base for 1936-37 was established on Barry Island (q.v.). Islas Debenham (Rymill and others, 1943, map facing p.272). The islands were resurveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island", 1946-50. Debenham-Øya (Rønne, 1950b, p.145). Islotes Debenham (Argentina. MM chart 116, 1952; Pierrou, 1970, p.297; Chile, IHA, 1974, p.94). Debenham-Insel (Kosack, 1955a, p.229). Debenham (Argentina. MM, 1957a, p.160). Debenham Archipel, Debenham Eilanden (Knapp, 1958, p.571). Isole Debenham (Zavatti, 1958, Tav. 9). Islas de Benham [sic] (Chile. IGM map 6, 1966).
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