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)
Eta Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Eta 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:
N of Omega Island, Melchior Islands (q.v.), Dallmann Bay, was roughly charted by DI in 1927; further charted by USAS in 1941 and called North Star Island after the USAS ship North Star (Berlin and Shirley, chart, ); recharted by AAE, 1942-43, and named Isla Eta after the seventh letter of the Greek alphabet, in association with the names of other islands in this group (Argentina. MM chart 101, 1946; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.118). East Melchior Island (Stewart, 1947, p.230). Eta Island (BA chart 3213, 28.vii.1947; APC, 1955, p.9; BA chart 3213, 12.viii.1960). Isla Piedrabuena, after Cmdte Luis Piedrabuena (1833-83), Argentine naval hero (Argentina. IGM map, 1948; Pierrou, 1970, p.591).
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