Name details

Pi Islands

Pi Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Pi Islands  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110615

Feature type: Island

Origin

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:

Narrative

SE of Eta Island, Melchior Islands (q.v.), Dallmann Bay, were charted by AAE, 1942-43, and named Islas Pi after the sixteenth letter in the Greek alphabet, in association with the names of other islands in this group (Argentina. MM chart 101, 1946). Pi Islands (BA chart 3213, 18.vii.1947; APC, 1959a, p.10; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959). The islands were further charted by AAE, 1947-48. Islotes Sidders, so called by AAE probably after a member of the expedition (Argentina. IGM map, 1948). Pi Islets (BA chart 3213, 6.x.1950; APC, 1955, p.17). Islotes Pi (Chile. DNH chart 510, 1955; IHA, 1974, p.226). Islotes Suboficial Rubianes, so called by AAE probably after a member of the expedition (Argentina. MM chart 101, 1959).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 20' 00.0" S
- 64.33333°
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Longitude:
62° 52' 00.0" W
- 62.86667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
20-Sep-1955

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