Jinks Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Jinks 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:
one of the NW Pitt Islands (q.v.), Biscoe Islands, was roughly charted by AAE, 1954-55; photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956; in association with the names of characters from Pickwick papers in this area, named after Mr Jinks (APC, 1959a, p.8; BA chart 3573, 26.viii.1960). Isla Pedro Nelson, after Pedro Nelson, owner of the Argentine ship San Juan Nepomuceno which sailed to the sub-Antarctic regions in the early 1800s (Argentina. MM chart H-772, 1964; Pierrou, 1970, p.580). Islote Pedro Nelson (Argentina. MM chart H-715, 1969).
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