Persson Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Persson 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:
in Röhss Bay, Trinity Peninsula, was mapped by SwAE in 1902 and named N. Perssons Ön after Konsul Nils Persson, of Hälsingborg, who contributed towards the cost of the expedition (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904a, Del.1, end map). N. Persson Insel (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol.2, first end map). N. Persson Island (Nordenskjöld and others, 1905, map facing p.316). Isla Persson (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map; Pierrou, 1970, p.587; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.225). IÎle Persson (Charcot, 1912, Pl.1). Persson Island (BA chart 3205, 31.x.1921; [in 64°12'S 58°20'W] 23.ix.1949; [co-ordinates corrected] APC, 1955, p.17; BAS 250 sheet SQ 21-22/1 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1974). Persson Ö (HA chart, 1928). Persson Islet (BA, 1930, p.78). The island was resurveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1952-54. An Argentine refuge hut was established at the N end of the island by army personnel from "Esperanza", 17 August 1955, and called "Libertador General San Martín" after Gen. J. de San Martín (Barry Island, q.v.) (Thomas, 1957a, p.523). N. Personns Ö, as rejected form (USBGN, 1956, p.240). Isla Person [sic] (Argentina. IGM map 3762, 1958). Ostrov Person (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). "Refugio Libertador" (Pierrou, 1970, p.483).
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