Orne Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Orne 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:
off Georges Point, Rongé Island, Danco Coast, were roughly charted by BeAE in January 1898 (Lecointe, 1903, Carte 5); further charted by whalers from 1912 and so named in association with Orne Harbour (q.v.) (Tyrrell, 1921, p.59; APC, 1959a, p.9; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959). Orne Island, referring to the largest island (Tyrrell, 1921, p.73). Orne Islets (APC, 1958, p.6). The islands were recharted by FIDS from Norsel in April 1955 and photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57.
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