Ménier Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Ménier 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 entrance of Flandres Bay, Danco Coast, was charted by FAE, 1903-05, together with Littlespace Island (q.v.), and the two islands were named IÎles Ménier probably after a supporter of the expedition (Charcot, 1906b, p.475; Matha and Rey, 1911, Pl.3). The name of Guyou (Guyou Islands, q.v.) was later misapplied to the present feature. IÎle Guyou (Gourdon, 1908, end map). Guyou Ö (HA chart, 1928). Guyou Isles, referring to the two islands (BA, 1930, p.84). Guyou Island, following further survey by BGLE in 1935 (USHO, 1943, p.133; BA chart 3205, 1945; 1948, p.198). Ménier Group, referring to the two islands (USHO, 1943, p.135). Isla Gouyou [sic] (Chile. DNH chart LII, 1947). Isla Guyou (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.411). Ménier Island, in accordance with the original naming (BA, 1952, p.25; APC, 1955, p.15; BA chart 3572, 25.vii.1958). Isla Ménier (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.258; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.199). IÎle Ménier (France. SHM, 1954, p.49). The island was recharted by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit in co-operation with FIDS, 1956-58.
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