Sierra Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Sierra 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:
SW-most of the Aitcho Islands (q.v.), English Strait, South Shetland Islands, was named Isla Sierra by CAE, 1950-51, after Sgto Enfermero [=sick-bay sergeant] Victor Sierra, of the patrol ship Lientur (Chile. DNH chart 1405, 1961; IHA, 1974, p.259). Serrated Island, in translation of a presumed descriptive name (APC, 1974, p.6; BA, 1974, p.165). Sierra Island (APC, 1980, p.5).
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