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)
Three Little Pigs (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Three Little Pigs (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:
three small islands with offlying rocks, NW of Winter Island, Argentine Islands (q.v.), Graham Coast, were charted by BGLE in 1935 and named The Three Little Pigs (Rymill, 1938b; BA chart 3213, 7.ii.1947; 1948, p.202). Islas de The Three Little Pigs (Rymill and others, 1943, map facing p.72). Les Trois Petits Cochons [translation of English name] (Rouch, 1944, map p.11). Isla [sic] Tres Chanchitos [=three little pigs island] (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.291;Chile. IHA, 1974, p.281). Three Little Pigs (BA, 1954, p.55; APC, 1955, p.21; BA chart 3213, 12.viii.1960; DOS 210 Argentine Islands sheet, 1964). Islas Tres Chanchitos (Argentina. MM, 1958b, p.151; Pierrou, 1970, p.693). Grupo de Los Tres Chanchitos (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.180).
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