Tupinier Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Tupinier 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:
W of Cape Ducorps, Trinity Peninsula, were charted by FAE, 1837-40, on 27 February 1838 and named Îles Tupinier after the Baron Tupinier (1779-1850), an official of the French Navy Department and a supporter of the expedition (d'Urville, 1841, p.lxvi; Vincendon-Dumoulin, atlas, 1847, Pl.8). Islas Tupinier (Spain. DH chart 458, 1861). Tupinier Islands (BA chart 3205, 1.vi.1901; APC, 1959a, p.12; BA chart 3205, 23.xi.1962; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/13, 1-DOS 1974). Tupinier Öyane (HA chart, 1928). The islands were resurveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in 1946. Tupinier Islets (BA chart 3205, 23.ix.1949; APC, 1955, p.21). Islotes Tupinier (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.242; Pierrou, 1970, p.699; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.285). The islands were photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Rocas Tupinier, as rejected form (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.285).
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