Mucklescarf Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mucklescarf 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.
Small island about 60 m long, lying 200 m north-east of Kirsty Island, Ryder Bay, Adelaide Island. The island contains about 2% of the global population of imperial cormorants/blue-eyed shags (Phalacrocorax atriceps). Muckle scarf is the Shetland Islands term for the cormorant, and comes from Old Norse.
Bird name in British Shetland Islands dialect
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