Tangent Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Tangent 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:
N-most of the Wauwermans Islands (q.v.), Wilhelm Archipelago, was called by AAE Isla Fernando (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1954); charted by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit in co-operation with FIDS from "Arthur Harbour", 1956-57; later called Isla 1er Teniente Prevot (Argentina. MM chart 129, 1957) or 1er Teniente Prevot (Argentina. MM, 1958b, p.142), after Tte 1 o Prevot, in command of a mobile detachment of FATA who died on active service; named Tangent Island from its position on the S side of Bismarck Strait (APC, 1959a, p.11; BA chart 3572, 12.viii.1960). Isla Primer Teniente Prevot (Argentina. MM chart 130, 1963; Pierrou, 1970, p.603). Prevot Island (USBGN, 1965, p.103).
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