Sphinx Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Sphinx 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:
NE of Loqui Point, Barilari Bay, Graham Coast, was surveyed by BGLE in August- September 1935 and so named from its shape (Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.400; BA chart 3196, 12.xi.1948; APC, 1955, p.20; DOS 610 sheet W 65 64, 1959). Isla Sphinx (Rymill and others, 1943, map facing p.96). Isla Férin, in confusion with Ferin Head (q.v.) (Argentina. IGM map, 1946). Isla Esfinge [translation of English name] (Chile. DNH chart LII, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.344; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.117). The island was resurveyed by FIDS from "Prospect Point", 1957-58.
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