Saffery Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Saffery 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:
at NE end of Crystal Sound, W of Black Head, Graham Coast, including from W to E Fringe Rocks, Turtle Island, Marker Rock and Turnabout Island (q.v.), were photographed from the air by FIDASE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Prospect Point", 1956-57; named after John Hugh Saffery (1907-85), Deputy Leader and Flying Manager, FIDASE, 1955-57 (APC, 1959a, p.11; BA chart 3570, 29.ix.1961). Islotes Tortuga [=turtle islets], so called by CAE in association with Turtle Island (q.v.) (Chile. DNH chart 1502, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.280). Islas Tortuga, as rejected form (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.280).
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