Heap Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Heap Island (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Island (5)
This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
An island off the SE coast of Renaud Island, Biscoe Islands, Graham Coast, between Jurva Point and Bates Island. In association with the names of sea-ice specialists grouped in this area, named by the UK-APC in 1985 after John A. Heap, sea-ice specialist with FIDS, 1955-62, who worked in the Antarctic with FIDS, 1955-56, with CTAE, 1956-57, and with USARP, 1962-63; Head, Polar Regions Section, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and member of the UK-APC from 1976.
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