Reference Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Reference Islands (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:
rising 13m above sea level between Millerand Island and Neny Island, Marguerite Bay, Fallières Coast, were roughly charted by BGLE in 1936. Following survey by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1947, the name Reference Islet was applied to the largest of the four islands and rocks in this group, because it formed a convenient reference point for survey work and for noting the progress of summer break-up of the ice (APC, 1955, p.17). Reference Island (APC, 1959a, p.10; DOS 610 sheet W 68 66, 1963). Air photography by USN, 1966-69, confirmed the presence of more than one island. Reference Islands (APC, 1974, p.6; BA chart 3580, 10.xii.1982).
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