Dufayel Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Dufayel 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:
rising to 205m in Ezcurra Inlet, Admiralty Bay, King George Island, was known to sealers in the area from c. 1822; charted by FAE, 1908-10, in December 1909 and named Île Dufayel, probably after an expedition supporter (Charcot, 1912, Pl. 1). Hawk Island (Ferguson, chart, 1918a; Tyrrell, 1921, p.64). Haakon Island (Ferguson, 1921, p.39). Dufayel Island (BA chart 3213, 14.i.1929; APC, 1955, p.9; DOS 610 sheet W 62 58, 1968). Isla Dufayel (Chile. DNH chart 502, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.326; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.107). The island was photographed from the air and surveyed from the ground by FIDASE, 1956-57. Dufayel (Argentina. MM, 1957a, p.50).
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