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Two Hummock Island

Two Hummock Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Two Hummock Island  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111699

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.

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on W side of Gerlache Strait, Danco Coast, SE of Liège Island, was roughly charted by Hoseason (Hoseason Island, q.v.) in 1824 and so named in reference to its shape (Powell, chart, 1828; BA chart 1238, 7.ix.1839; [in 64°08'S 61°38'W] 3205, 25.iii.1937; [co-ordinates corrected] APC, 1955, p.21; BA chart 3205, 23.xi.1962). Île Three-Hummocks [sic], Île Two-Hummock (d'Urville, 1842, p.20 and end map). Isla Two Hummock (Spain. DH chart 458, 1861; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.286). Hummock-Inseln, Two Hummock Insel (Friederichsen, 1895, p.301 and Tafel 7 facing p.304). Humock [sic] Inseln (Fricker, 1898, map p.122). Humock Is (Ohlin 1898, map p.302). Humock Islands (Bartholomew, map, 1898a). The island was further charted by BeAE, 24-26 January 1898, when its position was corrected and a landing was made. Île Deux Hummocks (Lecointe, chart, 1899). Île des Deux Hummocks (Gerlache, 1900b, p.466; Lecointe, 1903, Carte 5). Île Two Hummocks (Lecointe, 1900a, map facing p.132). Two Hummocks Island (Cook, 1900, map p.xx). Two Hummocks (Arçtowski, 1901a, p.161; Ferguson, chart, 1918a,). Isola dei DueHummocks (Gerlache, 1902a). Zwei-Hummocks-Insel (Cook, 1903, map following p.x). Île des 2 Hummocks, Two Hummocks-Insel, Two Hummocks Ön (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904c, map p.232-33; 1904b, Vol. 2, p.115; 1904a, Del.1, end map). Île des Deux Humocks [sic] (Charcot, 1906a, map facing p.316). Isla Two Hummocks (Riso Patron S., 1908, p.14; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.286). Islas [sic] Two Hummocks (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map). Two Hummocks Islet (Charcot, [1911b], p.252). The island was further charted from the whale-catcher Hanka (Kapt. M.G. Hansen), 1913-14. The Two Hummocks (Lester, 1920-22b, p.2-5). Two Hummock Ö (HA chart, 1928). Hummockøene (Aagaard, 1931). Isla Dos Colinas [= two hills island] (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947). Isla Dos Mogotes [translation of English name] (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.248b; Pierrou, 1970, p.320). Two Hammock [sic] Insel, as rejected form (USBGN, 1956, p.310). Two Summit Island (q.v.), in error (USHO, 1956, p.20). The island was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956. Dos Mogotes (Frenguelli and Orlando, 1958, Fig.15). Ostrov To-Khammok (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

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64° 08' 00.0" S
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61° 43' 00.0" W
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Not recorded
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