Sprightly Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Sprightly 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:
off Spring Point, Danco Coast, was roughly charted by BeAE in January 1898 (Lecointe, 1903, Carte 5); recharted by FIDS from Norsel in April 1955 and named Sprightly Islet after the British sealer Sprightly (Capt. E. Hughes, Hughes Bay, q.v.), of Enderby Bros, London, which visited the South Shetland Islands and N Graham Land, 1824-25 (APC, 1958, p.6). Sprightly Island (APC, 1959a, p.11; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959). Islote Mar [=sea islet] (Argentina. MM, NM 134/15.x.1965; Pierrou, 1970, p.502).
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