Sugarloaf Island

Sugarloaf Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Sugarloaf Island  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 14208
Name ID: 111456

Feature type: Island

Origin

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:

Narrative

off E coast of Clarence Island (q.v.), was roughly charted by nineteenth-century sealers and named descriptively Sugar Loaf Island (Powell, chart, 1822a; BA chart 1238, 7.ix.1939; 1930, p.57). Sugar Loaf Point (Purdy, 1822, map facing p.38). Île Sugar Loaf (Powell, 1824a, map facing p.5). Zuckerhut Insel [translation of English name] (Friederichsen, 1895, Tafel 7 facing p.304). Sugar Loaf (BA chart 3205, 1.vi.1901). Isla Sugar Loaf ([Irízar], 1903, map facing p.4). Isla Pan de Azúcar [translation of English name] (Seguí and others, [1907], p.162). Sugarloaf Island (BA chart 3175, 3.vi.1927; [in 61°09'S 63°52'W] APC, 1959a, p.11; [co-ordinates corrected] DOS 610 sheet W 61 54 (Ext.), 1-GSGS 1972; APC, 1977, p.32). Sugarloaf Ö (HA chart, 1928). Îlot Sugar Loaf (France. SHM, 1937, p.392). Île Sugarloaf (France. SHM chart 1148, 1947). Sugarloaf Islet (BA, 1948, p.146; [in 61°09'S 63°52'W] APC, 1955, p.20; BA 1961, p.215). Isla Sugarloaf (Argentina. MM chart 102, 1949). Islote Pan de Azúcar, incorrectly referring to Serac Point (q.v.) (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.194; chart 125, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.574; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.219). Terrón de Azúcar [=sugar loaf] (Argentina. MM, 1956, p.30). Ostrov Shugarlof (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Sugar Loaf Ridge, referring to the crest of the island (Highton in Furse, 1979, p.147).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
61° 13' 13.0" S
- 61.22028°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
54° 01' 19.3" W
- 54.02203°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
20-Sep-1955

Related information

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