Hunt Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Hunt 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.
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off E coast of Brabant Island at SW end of Freud Passage, was roughly charted by BeAE in January 1898 (Lecointe, 1903, Carte 5); called Isla Jenie by CAE, 1947, after a relative of a member of the expedition (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947; IHA, 1974, p.164); called Isla Pampa by AAE, 1947-48, after the transport ship Pampa, which took part in the expedition (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.573); surveyed by FIDS from Norsel in April 1955 and photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; named Hunt Island after Lieut. Cdr (later Cdr) Frank William Hunt, RN (b. 1922), Officer-in-charge of the RN Hydrographic Survey Unit attached to FIDS, 1951-52, who made surveys in Bransfield Strait and the Palmer Archipelago area (APC, 1958, p.5; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959). Pampa Island (USBGN, 1965, p.103).
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