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)
Omega Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Omega 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:
one of the Melchior Islands (q.v.), Dallmann Bay, was roughly charted by DI in 1927; further charted by USAS in 1941 and called Lystad Island after Capt. I. Lystad (Lystad Bay, q.v.) (Berlin and Shirley, chart, ; Stewart, 1947, p.230); recharted by AAE in 1942 and 1943, and named Isla Omega from the last letter in the Greek alphabet, in association with the names of other islands in this group (Argentina. MM chart 101, 1946; Chile. IHA 1974, p.216). Omega Island (BA chart 3213, 18.vii.1947; APC, 1955, p.16; BA chart 3213, 25.iv.1952; 12.viii.1960). Isla Sobral, so called by AAE after Tte J.M. Sobral, of the Argentine Navy (Sobral Peninsula, q.v.) (Moreno, 1948, p.6; Argentina. MM chart 101, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.666).
No images of this place could be found.