Reluctant Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Reluctant 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:
on E side of Horseshoe Island, Fallières Coast, was not shown on BGLE's map of the area (Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.432); surveyed as a peninsula by FIDS from "Stonington Island", 1948-50 (DCS 601 sheet 67 66, 1954); resurveyed by FIDS, 1955-57, and so named because of the feature's apparent "reluctance" to be recognized as an island (APC, 1959a, p.10; DOS 310 Horseshoe Island sheet, 1961).
No images of this place could be found.