Romeo Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Romeo 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 N coast of Greenwich Island, W of Aitcho Islands, was known to nineteenth-century sealers, the name Isla Redonda [=round island] possibly referring to this island (Eyriès and Malte-Brun, 1823, map facing p.237); following air photography by FIDASE, 1956-57, and in association with the names of sealers in this area, named after the British sealing ship Romeo (Capt. James Johnson) from London, which visited the South Shetland Islands, 1821-22, and moored in Clothier Harbour in March 1822 (APC, 1962, p.27; BA chart 1774, 14.ix.1962).
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