Oceana Nunatak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Oceana Nunatak (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Nunatak
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 to 270m at NW end of Robertson Island, Nordenskjöld Coast, and E-most of the Seal Nunataks (q.v.), was roughly charted as an island by Larsen, 11 December 1893, and later named Oceana-Insel after A/S Oceana, sealing and whaling company formed in 1887 by the Norwegian Chr. Christensen (Christensen Nunatak, q.v.) and the German C. Lindenberg (Lindenberg Island, q.v.), which despatched NWE, 1892-93 (Schück, 1894, p.139; Petersen, 1895a, p.264). IÎle Oceana (Gerlache, 1900a, map p.411). Oceana Island (BA chart 1238, iii.1901). The feature was surveyed by SwAE, 8 October 1902, and shown to be a nunatak. Oceana-Nunatak, Oceanas Nunatak (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol.1, p.238; 1904a, Del.1, end map). Nunataks Oceana, Oceanaberg (Nordenskjöld, 1911b, p.111, 158). Oceana Nunatak (BA chart 3205, 31.x.1921; 2.ix.1938; APC, 1955, p.16; DOS 610 sheet W 65 58, 1961). Oceana-Øya (Aagaard, 1944, p.108). Roca Oceana (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947). The nunatak was resurveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in August 1947. Nunatak Oceana (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.215).
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