Wyck Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Wyck 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:
off SW coast of Brooklyn Island (q.v.), Wilhelmina Bay, Danco Coast, was roughly charted by BeAE, 7 February 1898, and in association with the main island named IÁle Wyck after Robert Anderson Van Wyck (1849-1918), first Mayor of Greater New York City, 1898-1902 (Lecointe, map, 1899; 1900a, map facing p.132). Van Wyck Island (Cook, 1900, p.xii). Wyck Island (Cook, 1900, map p.xx; [in 64°36'S 61°54'W] APC, 1955, p.22; BA chart 3570, 27.ix.1957; [co-ordinates corrected] 3566, 16.x.1959; APC, 1977, p.36). Isla Van Wyck (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.706). The island was photographed from air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Portal Point", 1957-58.
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