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)
Indicator Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Indicator 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:
W of Faraday, Argentine Islands, was charted by BGLE in 1935 and so named because a windsock was erected on the island to indicate wind direction for the expedition aircraft (Rymill, 1938b; BA chart 3213, 7.ii.1947; APC, 1955, p.12; DOS 210 Argentine Islands sheet, 1964). Isla Indicador (Rymill and others, 1943, map facing p.72). Isla Indicator (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.291; Pierrou, 1970, p.438).
No images of this place could be found.