Janus Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Janus 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:
SW of Arthur Harbour, Anvers Island, following survey by FIDS in 1955, was named Janus Islet after Janus, the guardian deity of gates in Roman mythology, because of its position off the entrance of the harbour (APC, 1958, p.5; BA chart 3572, 25.vii.1958). Janus Island (APC, 1959a, p.8; DOS 210 Arthur Harbour sheet, 1963).
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