Mikkelsen Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mikkelsen 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:
in entrance of Ryder Bay, Adelaide Island, ESE of Léonie Islands, were roughly charted by FAE, 1908-10, in January 1909 and named IÎles Mikkelsen, after Otto H. Mikkelsen, Norwegian diver who inspected the damaged hull of the FAE ship Pourquoi Pas? at Deception Island, 8 December 1909 (Charcot, 1912, Pl.1). Mikkelsen Öyane (HA chart, 1927). Mikkelsen Islets (BA chart 3196, 12.xi.1948; DCS 601 sheet 67 68, 1954; APC, 1955, p.15). The islands were surveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island", 1948-50, and photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1957. Mikkelsen Islands (APC, 1959a, p.9; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961; 3462, 11.i.1980). Islotes Mikkelsen (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.196; IHA, 1974, p.201).
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