Roe Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Roe 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:
off entrance of Curtiss Bay (q.v.), Davis Coast, was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; called Islote Martín probably after Comodoro Alfredo Martín Díaz, of the Chilean Navy (Argentina. MM, 1957b, p.2; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.195); in association with the names of pioneers of aviation grouped in this area, named after Sir Alliott Verdon-Roe (1877-1958), English pioneer aircraft designer and aviator from 1908; in 1910, Co-Founder with his brother of A.V. Roe and Co. Ltd (later Saunders-Roe Ltd of which he was President) (APC, 1960, p.7; BA chart 3560, 7.iv.1961).
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