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)
Peace Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Peace 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:
NW of Eta Island, Melchior Islands (q.v.), Dallmann Bay, was roughly charted by DI in 1927 and named Peace Islet (BA chart 3213, 14.i.1929; APC, 1955, p.16). Peace Inlet [sic], in error (USHO, 1943, p.41). The island was further charted by AAE in 1942 and 1943, and called Isla Iota after the ninth letter of the Greek alphabet, in association with the names of other islands in this group (Argentina. IGM map, 1946). Isla Iotta [sic] (Argentina. MM chart 101, 1946). Islotes Peace, including offliers (Argentina. IGM map, 1948; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.221). Islotes Paz [=peace islets] (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.276). IÎle Peace (France. SHM, 1954, p.48). Islotes de la Paz [=islets of peace] (Argentina. MM chart 101, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.580). Peace Island (APC, 1959a, p.10; BA chart 3213, 12.viii.1960).
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