Wednesday Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Wednesday 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:
E-most of the Wauwermans Islands (q.v.), Wilhelm Archipelago, was charted and named by BGLE on Wednesday, 29 January 1936 (Rymill, 1938b; USHO chart 6653, 1946; BA chart 3196, 12.xi.1948; APC, 1955, p.22; BA chart 3572, 25.vii.1958). Isla Viernes [=Friday [sic] island] (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947). Isla Mara, after a South American rodent (Argentina. MM, 1953, views on p.250b, 270b). Isla Miércoles [translation of English name] (Argentina. MM chart NU, 1954). Île Wednesday (France. SHM, 1954, p.48). The island was photographed from the air by FIDASE and recharted by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit, 1956-58. Islas Articuladas [=articulated islands], including offlying smaller islands (Argentina. MM chart 130, 1957). Islas Mara, Islas Miércoles, as rejected names (Argentina. MM, 1957b, p.1). Wednesday (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.169). Isla Wednesday (Chile. DNH chart 1501, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.300).
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