Koechlin Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Koechlin 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:
off NE coast of Adelaide Island in entrance of Buchanan Passage, was photographed from the air by RARE, 1947-48, and by FIDASE, 1956-57, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Detaille Island" in 1958; in association with the names of glaciologists grouped in this area, named after René Koechlin (1866-1951), Swiss civil engineer, glaciologist and author of Les glaciers et leur méchanisme (Lausanne, 1944) (APC, 1960, p.5; BA, 1961, p.5; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/10, 1-DOS 1979).
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