Wood Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Wood 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:
S of Desolation Island, Hero Bay, N Livingston Island, was roughly charted in 1820-21 by Fildes, who originally applied the name of Wood to Blythe Bay (q.v.) (Fildes, 1821b, chart ); further charted by DI in 1935 (BA chart 1774, 9.vii.1948); following air photography by FIDASE, 1956-57, so named in order to preserve Fildes' original naming in the area (APC, 1959a, p.12; BA chart 1774, 14.ix.1962).
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