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)
Forge Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Forge Islands (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:
NW of Faraday, Argentine Islands, Graham Coast, were charted by BGLE and named Horseshoe Islands because of their horseshoe arrangement (Fleming and others, 1938, map facing p.576; BA chart 3213, 7.ii.1947; APC, 1955, p.12). Islas Horseshoe (Rymill and others, 1943, map facing p.72). Archipel Horseshoe (Rouch, 1944, map p.11). Isla Herradura [=horseshoe island] (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.291). Islas Herradura (Argentina. MM, 1958b, p.151; Pierrou, 1970, p.425). The islands were re-named Forge Islands in association with the original name and with Anvil Rock on the SE side (APC, 1959a, p.6; BA chart 3213, 12.viii.1960). Horseshoe Island [sic] (USHO, 1963, p.172).
No images of this place could be found.