Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Collated by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (Italy)
in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Epsilon Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Epsilon 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.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
S of Lambda Island, Melchior Islands (q.v.), Dallmann Bay, was roughly charted by DI in 1927; further charted by AAE, 1941-42, and named Isla Epsilón after the fifth letter in the Greek alphabet, in association with the names of other islands in this group (Argentina. MM chart 101, 1946; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.116). Epsilon Island (BA chart 3213, 18.vii.1947; APC, 1955, p.9; BA chart 3213, 12.viii.1960). Isla Hubac, so called after an Argentine naval cadet (Caleta Hubac, q.v.) (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.278). Islote Hubac (Argentina. MM, 1957b, p.5). Isla Alberti, after Manuel Alberti (1763-1811), Argentine priest and patriot (Argentina. MM chart 101, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.154). Isla Alberdi [sic] (Argentina. MM, 1958b, p.138).
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