Marie Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Marie 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:
N of Cape Evensen, Graham Coast. The name Pointe Marie was applied by FAE, 1903-05, to a point on the coast N of the cape (as then roughly mapped), after Marie Charcot, sister of Dr J.-B. Charcot, Commander of FAE (Charcot, 1906a, map facing p.316). Marie Point (BA chart 1238, ix.1908). Following FAE, 1908-10, the name Pointe Marie was re-applied to the S point of a non-existent island called IÎle Waldeck-Rousseau (Waldeck Peak, q.v.) (Matha and Rey, 1911, Pl.2). Cape Marie (Charcot, [1911b], p.84). Mary Point (BA chart 3175, 9.x.1914). Marie Pynten (HA chart, 1927). Waldeck Rousseau Island, following survey in the area by DI, 1930-31 (Carey and Nelson, 1931a). Survey by BGLE in 1935-36 led to the identification of Waldeck Peak as the "island" of FAE, 1908-10. The name Marie Island was applied to the present feature as the most prominent needing a name in this vicinity (APC, 1955, p.14; DCS 601 sheet 66 64, 1955; BA chart 3570, 29.ix.1961). The island was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Isla Marie (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.183; IHA, 1974, p.194).
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