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)
Mersey Spit (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mersey Spit (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Spit
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:
E of Turret Point, King George Island, and N of Penguin Island, was charted by DI in 1937 and so named presumably in reference to the River Mersey in England (Hill and others, chart, 1937a; BA chart 3205, 2.ix.1938; APC, 1955, p.15; BA chart 1774, 14.ix.1962). Lengua Mersey (Argentina. MM chart 104, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.517). Punta Mersey (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.199).
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