Flyspot Rocks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Flyspot Rocks (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 37 m above sea level NW of Cape Berteaux, Marguerite Bay, Fallières Coast, were probably first sighted by FAE, 1908-10, in 1909; sketched from the air by BGLE, 1 February 1937 (Stephenson, 1940, map facing p. 232); surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in January 1949; called Islotes Zapiola by AAE after the Argentine patriot (Argentina. MM, 1953, p. 297); named Flyspot Rocks because of their indistinct appearance as represented on the BGLE map (APC, 1955, p. 10; DCS sheet 68 68, 1955). Islotes Primer (1er) Teniente Patrignani, presumably referring to this feature, but incorrectly charted, after Primer Tte Domingo Aldo Patrignani, of an FATA mobile detachment, who was killed on active service (Argentina. MM, 1957a, p.158; Pierrou, 1970, p.603). Islotes Teniente Patrignani (Argentina. MM chart 133, 1957). Rocas Flyspot (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.201; IHA, 1974, p.126). Islas Iquique, as rejected name probably after the Chilean naval frigate Iquique (Iquique Cove, q.v.) (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.126).
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