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)
Shelter Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Shelter 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:
group of small islands in the SW Argentine Islands (q.v.), Graham Coast, were surveyed by BGLE in 1935 and so named because they shelter the anchorage NW of Winter Island (Rymill, 1938b; BA chart 3213, 7.ii.1947; APC, 1955, p.19; DOS 210 Argentine Islands sheet, 1964. Islas Shelter (Rymill and others, 1943, map facing p.72). IÎles Shelter (Rouch, 1944, map p.11). Isla Abrigo [=shelter island], referring to the largest island (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.291). Islas Abrigo (Argentina. MM, 1958b, p.151; Pierrou, 1970, p.147). Shelter Island, in error (BA, 1961, p.172).
No images of this place could be found.