Dorsey Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Dorsey 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:
in Wilkins Ice Shelf, W Alexander Island, was seen from the air and roughly mapped by USAS in 1940; named after Herbert Grove Dorsey, Jr (b.1912), US Weather Bureau polar meteorologist at USAS "East Base", who became expert in predicting periods of favourable flying weather (USAAF chart [LR-74], 1942; DOS 710 sheet 14, 1963; Searle, 1963, Pl. 1; [in 70°00'S 71°50'W] APC, 1961, p.2; [co-ordinates corrected from USLANDSAT imagery of January 1973] BAS 250P sheets SR 19-20/9, 1-DOS 1978, 2-DOS 1979; APC, 1982, p.3); photographed from the air by RARE in 1947 and mapped from air photographs by FIDS in 1959. Ostrov Dorsi (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Isla Dorsey (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.104).
No images of this place could be found.