Heap Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Heap 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:
off the SE coast of Renaud Island, Biscoe Islands, Graham Coast, between Jurva Point and Bates Island, was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956; in association with the names of sea-ice specialists grouped in this area, named after Dr John Arnfield Heap (b.1932), sea-ice specialist with FIDS, 1955-62, who worked in the Antarctic with FIDS, 1955-56, with TAE, 1956-57, and with USARP, 1962-63; author of Sea ice distribution in the Antarctic between 70 W. and 92 W. (London, 1963); Head, Polar Regions Section, FCO, and a member of APC, from 1976 (APC, 1986, p.3).
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