Tau Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Tau Islands (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:
group of three islands with offlying rocks, N of Eta Island, Melchior Islands (q.v.), Dallmann Bay, Palmer Archipelago, were charted by AAE, 1942-43, and named Islotes Tau after the nineteenth letter in the Greek alphabet, in association with the names of other islands in the main group (Argentina. IGM map, 1946; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.273). Tau Islands (BA chart 3213, 18.vii.1947; APC, 1959a, p.11; BA chart 3213, 12.viii.1960). Tau Islets (BA, 1948, p.191; chart 3213, 6.x.1950; APC, 1955, p.20). Islotes Trío [=three islets] (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.276; Pierrou, 1970, p.697). Trío (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.276). The islands were photographed from the air by USN, 1968-69. Tau Island [sic], shown as a single island (BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974).
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