Sawyer Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Sawyer 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:
one of the Pitt Islands, Biscoe Islands, was roughly charted by AAE, 1954-55; photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956; in association with the names of characters from Pickwick papers in this area, named after Robert Sawyer (APC, 1959a, p.11; BA chart 3573, 26.viii. 1960). Isla Contramaestre Rivera, after Contramaestre Rivera, a Spanish sailor who served in the Argentine corvette Uruguay on her Antarctic voyage, 1904-05 (Argentina. MM chart H-772, 1964; Pierrou, 1970, p.262).
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