Doumer Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Doumer 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 Anvers Island and Wiencke Island, was charted by FAE, 1903-05, and named Île Doumer after Paul Doumer (1857-1932), French statesman and President of the Chamber of Deputies, 1905, who helped to finance FAE; President of France, 1931-32 (Charcot, 1906b, p.viii, 279; Gourdon, 1908, end map). Wiencke Island, in error (Ferguson, 1921, map p.46). The island was further charted by DI in 1927. Doumer Island (BA chart 3213, 14.i.1929; APC, 1955, p.9; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/3, 1-DOS 1979). Îles [sic] Doumer (France. SHM, 1937, p.406). Doumier [sic] Island (USHO, 1943, p.132). The island was resurveyed by FIDS from "Port Lockroy" in 1944. Isla Doumer (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.322; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.105). Isla Doumier (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.272a). Doumer (Anderson, 1957, p.110).
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