Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Tail Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Tail 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:
on N side of Prince Gustav Channel, Trinity Peninsula, was sighted by SwAE in 1902-03; fol- lowing survey by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in August 1945, named from its position grouped with Egg Island, Eagle Island and Beak Island (q.v.) (BA chart 3205, 23.ix.1949; APC, 1955, p.20; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/13, 1-DOS 1974). Isla Cola [translation of English name] (Argentina. MM chart 124, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.253; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.79). Isla Rocosa [=rocky island] (Argentina. IAA, map, [1959c]). The island was further surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1959-60. South Tail Island (Rex, 1972, Table 1, p.134).
No images of this place could be found.