Irving Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Irving 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:
NE-most of the Barcroft Islands (q.v.), Biscoe Islands, in association with the names of pioneers of cold-climate physiology grouped in this area, was named after Dr Laurence Irving (b. 1895), American physiologist, who specialized in the effects of a polar environment; Professor of Zoophysiology, University of Alaska, 1962-75 (APC, 1960, p.5; BA, 1961, p.191; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/10, 1-DOS 1979).
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