Lippmann Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Lippmann 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 NW tip of Lahille Island, Graham Coast, were roughly charted by FAE, 1903-05, as a single island which was named IÎle Lippmann after Gabriel Lippmann (1845-1921), French physicist and Nobel Laureate in physics, 1908; member of the Commission des Travaux Scientifiques of FAE, 1908-10 (Charcot, 1906a, map facing p.316). IÎle Chavez, in error (Chavez Island, q.v.) (Bongrain, 1914, vue 18 following p.60). Lippmann Island (BA, 1916, photograph facing p.407; DCS9 sheet C, 1948). Lippman [sic] Island (Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.400). Isla Lippman [sic] (Argentina. IGM map, 1946). Lippmann Islet (BA chart 3196, 12.xi.1948; APC, 1955, p.14). Islote Lippman [sic] (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.332; [referring to the largest island] Pierrou, 1970, p.485). Islote Lippmann (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.286; [referring to the largest island] Chile. IHA, 1974, p.185). Islotes Lippman [sic ] (Argentina. MM chart 130, 1957). The islands were photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS-RN in 1958. Lippmann Islands (APC, 1959a, p.8; BA chart 3573, 26.viii.1960). Lippmann (BA, 1961, p.179). Islotes Lippmann (Chile. DNH chart 1502, 1962).
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