Solstreif Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Solstreif 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:
on E side of Foyn Harbour, Wilhelmina Bay, Danco Coast, S of Thor Island, was charted by BAE, 1920-22, and, following the usage of the whalers, named after the Norwegian whaling ship Solstreif (Kapt. Thorstensen) which was moored by the stern to the island in 1921-22, and probably in other seasons also (Lester, 1920-22a, Vol. 6, p.165; Lester and others, chart, [1921-22]; APC, 1960, p.7; BA, 1961, p.164; BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974). Solstreif Islands, referring collectively to the present feature, Thor Island and nearby small islands and rocks (Lester, 1920-22a, Vol. 6, p.165). Solstrief [sic] Island (Lester, 1921-22). The island was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57.
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