Pyrox Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Pyrox 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:
at head of Neny Fjord, Marguerite Bay, Fallières Coast, backing on to the terminus of Neny Glacier, was surveyed by USAS in 1940 and resurveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in December 1949; called Neny Glacier Island (Nichols, 1953, Fig.2, p.3); later named Pyrox Islet because of the pyroxene-rich rock occurring there (Adie, 1954, p.5; APC, 1955, p.17; DCS 601 sheet 68 66, 1955). Islote Dos Lomos [=two ridge islet] (Argentina. MM chart 133, 1957). Pyrox Island (APC, 1959a, p.10; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961; DOS 610 sheet W 68 66, 1963).
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