Penola Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Penola 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:
NE of Three Sisters Point, Sherratt Bay, King George Island, was charted by DI in 1937 and called King George Islet (Hill, 1937); later named Penola Islet after the BGLE ship RY Penola (Penola Strait, q.v.), which assisted Discovery II in the search for a survey party stranded on King George Island in January 1937 (Bolinder Bluff, q.v.) (Hill and others, chart, 1937b; BA, 1942, p.41; APC, 1955, p.17). Islote Penola (Argentina. MM chart 104, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.584; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.224). Isla Penola (Argentina. MM, 1958b, p.70). Penola Island (APC, 1959a, p.10; BA, 1961, p.220; DOS 610 sheet W 62 56, 1968). Penola Islands, in error (BA, 1961, p.440).
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