Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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Corner Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Corner Island (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Corner
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:
SE end of Meek Channel, Argentine Islands (q.v.), Graham Coast, was charted by BGLE in 1935 as two islands forming a rough L-shape and named descriptively Corner Islands (Rymill, 1938b; BA chart 3213, 7.ii.1947; APC, 1955, p.7). Islas de Corner (Rymill and others, 1943, map facing p.72). Archîpel Corner (Rouch, 1944, map p.11). Isla Corner (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.291). Islas Corner (Argentina. MM, 1957b, p.9; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.84). Islotes del Rincón [=corner islets] (Argentina. MM, 1957b, p.9). Islas del Rincón (Argentina. MM, 1960a, p.10; Pierrou, 1970, p.624). The feature was recharted as one island by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit from HMS Protector in 1964-65. Corner Island (BA chart 3213, 10.viii.1973; APC, 1980, p.3).
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