Sorge Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Sorge 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:
between The Gullet and Barlas Channel, Loubet Coast, was surveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1948; in association with the names of glaciologists grouped in this area, named after Ernst Friedrich Wilhelm Sorge (1899-1946), German glaciologist who, as a member of the German expeditions to Greenland, 1929 and 1930-31 (A. L. Wegener), made the first seismic soundings of the Greenland ice sheet and developed a theory for the densification of firn; led an expedition to Svalbard in 1935 (APC, 1960, p.7; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/14 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978). Islote Tigre, so called by AAE after the Argentine whaling ship Tigre, which took part in the war against Brazil in 1827 (Argentina. MD, 1978, letterT).
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