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)
Glinka Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Glinka 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:
in Lazarev Bay off E coast of Rothschild Island, were photographed from the air on USN Operation "Highjump", 1946-47, and by RARE, 1947-48; mapped by FIDS in 1959 from air photographs as two islands with off-lying rocks; in association with the names of other composers in this area, named after Michael Ivanovich Glinka (1803-57), Russian composer ([in 69 23'S 72 17'W] APC, 1961, p.3; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961; Searle, 1963, end map; [co-ordinates corrected from USLANDSAT imagery of February 1975] BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/5 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978; APC, 1986, p.3); remapped by BAS, 1975-77, as one island with off-lying rocks.
No images of this place could be found.