Laktionov Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Laktionov 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 E coast of Renaud Island, Biscoe Islands, N of Jurva Point, was charted by AAE (Argentina. MM chart 130, 1957) and photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of seaice specialists grouped in this area, named after Aleksandr Fedorovich Laktionov (d. 1965), Soviet sea-ice specialist with Arctic and Antarctic Institute, Leningrad, 1927-65 (Head, Department of Oceanography, Ice Forecasting and River Mouths) (APC, 1959a, p.8; BA chart 3573, 26.viii.1960). Isla Hyatt, so called by CAE, 1947, possibly after a member of the expedition (Chile. DNH chart 1502, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.158).
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