Thomsen Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Thomsen 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:
SSW of Speerschneider Point (q.v.), Renaud Island, Biscoe Islands, were photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of sea-ice specialists grouped in this area and with the name of the point, named after Helge Thomsen (1904-85), Danish meteorologist and Editor, 1946-54, of the annual reports on the state of sea ice in the Arctic, issued by Dansk Meteorologisk Institut, Københaven; sometime Chairman, Commission for Maritime Meteorology, World Meteorological Organization (APC, 1959a, p.12; BA chart 3570, 29.ix.1961).
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