Ryswyck Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Ryswyck 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:
NE of Ryswyck Point (q.v.), Parker Peninsula, Anvers Island, was charted by DI in 1927; further charted from HMS Snipe in January 1948; called Isla Fournier by AAE after the Argentine patrol ship Fournier, which was lost with all hands in Estrecho de Magallanes in 1948 (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.372). Islote Fournier (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.251). The island was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Ryswyck Island, so named in association with the point (APC, 1959a, p.11; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959). Ryswyck Islands, including nearby rocks (USOO chart 6945, 1963). Fournier Island (USBGN, 1965, p.97).
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