Withem Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Withem 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:
Island lying off the NW side of Nelson Island in the South Shetland Islands. Named by the UK-APC in 1961 after Nicholas Withem Master of the American sealing vessel Governor Brooks from Salem, MA, who visited the South Shetland Islands in 1820-21. Originally proposed and approved as "Withen Island," the name was amended in 1990 to agree with the correct spelling of the personal name.
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