Owen Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Owen 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:
between Round Point and Pottinger Point, N King George Island, was charted by DI, 1934-35, and named possibly after Vice-Adm. William FitzWilliam Owen (1774-1857), naval hydrographer (Nelson and others, chart, 1935c; BA chart 3205, 1945; APC, 1955, p.16; DOS 610 sheet W 62 58, 1968). The island was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Isla Redonda [=round island], in association with the point (Argentina. MM chart 126, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.618). Isla Round, as rejected form (Argentina. MM, 1957b, p.9).
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