Monk Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Monk 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:
rising 7m above sea level S of Meier Point, Coronation Island, were charted in 1912 by Sørlle who named the largest island Munken [=the monk] (Sørlle, chart, 1912). Munken Islets (BA, 1916, p.414). Munken Islands (BA chart 3175, 25.ix.1925). Islas Munken (Argentina. MM chart 31, 1930). The islands were recharted by DI in 1933. Monk Islands (BA chart 1775, 17.viii.1934; APC, 1959a, p.9; DOS 510 South Orkney Islands, West Sheet, 1963). Monk Islet (France. SHM, 1937, p.389; BA, 1942, p.39). Islote Monk (Argentina. MM, 1945, p.274). Monk Islets (BA, 1948, p.139; APC, 1955, p.15). Islotes Monje [=monk islets] (Argentina. MM chart 117, 1952). The islands were surveyed by FIDS from Signy, 1956-58. Isole Monje (Zavatti, 1958, Tav.10).
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