Dynamite Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Dynamite 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 Back Bay, E of Stonington Island, Fallières Coast, was surveyed by USAS and called Petrel Island from the birds seen there (Dyer, map, c. 1941; USHO chart 6652, 1946). Isla Petrel (Chile. DNH chart 530, 1947). In 1947 it was necessary to dynamite a passage through the ice to E of the island for the RARE ship Port of Beaumont, and the island was subsequently renamed Dynamite Islet (APC, 1955, p.9), later changed to Dynamite Island (APC, 1959a, p.6; BA, 1976, p.3). Islote Petrel (Chile. IH chart 1604, 1969).
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