Slumkey Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Slumkey 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 SE Pitt Islands (q.v.), Biscoe Islands, following air photography by FIDASE in 1956 and in association with the names of characters from Pickwick papers in this area, named after the Honourable Samuel Slumkey (APC, 1959a, p.11; BA chart 3573, 26.viii.1960). Isla Contramaestre González, probably referring to this feature after the second boatswain in the Argentine corvette Uruguay, 1904-05 (Pierrou, 1970, p.262).
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