Tupinier Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Tupinier Islands (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:
Group of pyramid-shaped islands lying off the N coast of Trinity Peninsula, about 3 mi W of Cape Ducorps. Discovered by the French expedition under Capt. Jules Dumont d'Urville, 1837-40, and named after the Baron Tupinier (1779-1850), an official of the French Navy Dept. who was instrumental in obtaining government support for the expedition. The islands were recharted by the FIDS, 1946.
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