Northstar Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Northstar 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:
the larger of two islands between Millerand Island and Neny Island, Marguerite Bay, Fallières Coast, was roughly surveyed by BGLE in 1936; called Isla Profesor Oliver Sch by CAE, 1947, after the expedition naturalist Prof. Carlos Oliver Schneider (Chile. DNH chart 530, 1947); resurveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1947 and named North Star Islet (Adie, 1954, p.5) or Northstar Islet (APC, 1955, p.16; BA chart 3213, 23.iii.1956) after USMS North Star, one of the USAS ships which visited the area in March 1940. Northstar Island (APC, 1959a, p.9; BA chart 3213, 12.viii.1960). Islote Estrella del Norte [=north star islet] (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.199; IHA, 1974, p.118). Islotes Estrella del Norte, referring to the two islands (Chile. IH chart 1604, 1969). North Star Islands, referring to the two islands (BA chart 3213, 10.viii.1973).
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