Sigma Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Sigma 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:
N-most of the Melchior Islands, Dallmann Bay, Palmer Archipelago, were charted by AAE, 1942-43, and called Islotes Avión [=aeroplane islets] in reference to the appearance of the islands from the air (Argentina. IGM map, 1946; Pierrou, 1970, p.178); later named Islotes Sigma after the eighteenth letter in the Greek alphabet, in association with the names of other islands in this group (Argentina. MM chart 101, 1946; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.260). Sigma Islands (BA chart 3213, 18.vii.1947; APC, 1959a, p.11; BA chart 3213, 12.viii.1960). Sigma Islets (BA, 1948, p.191; APC, 1955, p.19; BA chart 3213, 6.x.1950). The islands were photographed from the air by USN, 1968-69.
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