Wynne-Edwards Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Wynne-Edwards 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 Leroux Bay, Graham Coast, following air photography by FIDASE, 1956-57, was named after Lieut. Cdr (later Capt.) Cecil John Copner Wynne-Edwards, RN (b.1930), in charge of RN Hydrographic Survey Units in the area, 1956-57 and 1957-58 (APC, 1959a, p.6; BA chart 3573, 26.viii.1960). Isla Edwards, recorded as named after Santiago Edwards, member of the first Sociedad Anónima Industrial, formed for the hunting of whales (Chile. DNH chart 1502, 1963; IHA, 1974, p.112).
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