Pickwick Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Pickwick 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:
largest of the Pitt Islands (q.v.), Biscoe Islands, following air photography by FIDASE in 1956, was named after Samuel Pickwick, Founder of the Pickwick Club, in association with other names from Pickwick papers in this group of islands (APC, 1959a, p.10; BA chart 3573, 26.viii.1960). Isla Pickwick (Chile. DNH chart 1502, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.226). Isla Alférez Maveroff, so called by AAE after an ensign in the Argentine Navy (Argentina. MM chart H-772, 1964).
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