Karelin Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Karelin Islands (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 NE Renaud Island, Biscoe Islands, were photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of sea-ice specialists grouped in this area, named after Dimitriy Borisovich Karelin (1913-53), Soviet meteorologist and pioneer of research on sea-ice recording and forecasting (APC, 1959a, p.8; BA chart 3573, 26.viii.1960). Islas Uribe, so called by CAE after the 100-ton whale-catcher Uribe, of the Magallanes whaling fleet based on Punta Arenas (Chile. DNH chart 1502, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.288).
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