Mushroom Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mushroom 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:
WSW of Cape Berteaux, Marguerite Bay, Fallières Coast, was surveyed by BGLE in 1936 and so named from its resemblance to a mushroom cap, as seen from the air (BA chart 3175, 1.iii.1940; Stephenson, 1940, map facing p.232; APC, 1955, p.15; DCS 601 sheet 68 66, 1955). Mushroom Islands [sic] (USAAF chart [LR-74], 1942). Isla Mushroom (Rymill and others, 1943, map facing p.272; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.206). Isla Hongo [translation of English name] (Chile. DNH chart LIII, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.430). The island was resurveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island", 1948-49. Mushroom-Øya (Rønne, 1950b, p.56). IÎle Mushroom (France. SHM, 1954, p.49). Mushroom Islet (USHO, 1956, p.38). Paddestoel Eiland [translation of English name] (Knapp, 1958, p.582). Ostrov Mashrum (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).
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