Limpet Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Limpet 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:
S-most of the Léonie Islands (q.v.), Ryder Bay, Adelaide Island, following survey by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in October 1948, was named Limpet Islet because of the large number of shells of Antarctic limpet (Nacella concinna) found there (APC, 1955, p.14). Limpet Island (APC, 1959a, p.8; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961; 3580, 10.xii.1982).
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