Nakaya Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Nakaya 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 Crystal Sound off Darbel Bay, Loubet Coast, were photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Detaille Island" in September 1958; in association with the names of glaciologists grouped in this area, named after Ukichiro Nakaya (1900-62), Japanese physicist and Professor of Physics, University of Hokkaido, 1932-62, who made classic investigations of the structure and properties of single ice crystals and snow-flakes (APC, 1960, p.6; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961). Nakaya Island [sic] (BA, 1974, p.198).
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