Trowbridge Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Trowbridge 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:
in Destruction Bay, King George Island, NW of Cape Melville, was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956 and surveyed from the ground by FIDS in 1958; in association with the names of nineteenth-century sealers in this area, named after the sealing ship Lady Trowbridge (Capt R. Sherratt, Sherratt Bay, q.v.), which was wrecked off Cape Melville, 25 December 1820 (APC, 1960, p.8; DOS 610 sheet W 62 56, 1968). Islote Trowbridge (Argentina. MM chart H-710, 1977).
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