Short Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Short 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 Wright Ice Piedmont, Davis Coast, SW of Cape Page, was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of pioneers of aviation grouped in this area, named after the Short Brothers, the British firm started by Horace Leonard Short (1872-1917) and Albert Eustace Short (1875-1932), who in 1909 received an order from the Wright brothers to build six aircraft, thus earning the title of "the first aircraft manufacturers in the world" (APC, 1960, p.7; BA chart 3205, 23.xi.1962).
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