Meade Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Meade 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:
two islands, the E being Cave Island (q.v.), in N entrance of McFarlane Strait, E of Williams Point, Livingston Island, were roughly charted by nineteenth-century sealers, who applied the name Dunbars collectively to these islands and to Zed Islands, after Capt. T. Dunbar (Dunbar Islands, q.v.) (Palmer, 1820-21, 21 November 1820); re- charted by DI, 1934-35, and named Meade Islands after C. M. Meade, Cartographer-in-charge in the Admiralty Hydrographic Office at the time (BA chart 3205, 25.iii.1937; APC, 1955, p.15; DOS 610 sheet W 62 60, 1968). Meade Island [sic] (USAAF chart 1737, 1946). Islas Meade (Argentina. IGM map, 1946; Pierrou, 1970, p.512). Islotes Meade (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.198b). Isla Meade (Argentina. MM chart MU-III, 1954; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.197). The islands were photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Isole Meade (Zavatti, 1958, Tav.9). Ostrov Mid (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).
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