Zed Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Zed 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:
N of Williams Point, NE Livingston island, were roughly charted as one island by Bransfield, 17 January 1820, and called Smiths' Island in the belief that the feature had been sighted by W. Smith in 1819 (Bransfield, chart, [1820b]; Bone, 1821, p.691). Dunbars, referring collectively to these islands and to Meade Islands after Capt. T. Dunbar (Dunbar Islands, q.v.) (Palmer, 1820-21, 21 November 1820). Smith Island (BA chart [no number], 1822). Smith(')s Islands (Fildes, 1829; Gould, 1925, map facing p.280). The islands were recharted by DI, 1934-35, and named Zed Islands from their configuration (Nelson and others, chart, 1935b; BA, 1942, p.44; chart 1774, 9.vii.1948; APC, 1955, p.22; BA chart 1774, 14.ix.1962). Islas Zed (Argentina. MM chart ZZ, 1948). Zed Island [sic] (USAF chart 1737, 1952). Islas Zeta (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.216; Pierrou, 1970, p.733; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.309). The islands were photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Isla Zeta, referring to the W-most island (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.105).
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