Three Little Pigs

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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Place ID: 14661
Name ID: 111578

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

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).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 15' 00.0" S
- 65.25000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
64° 17' 00.0" W
- 64.28333°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

Related information

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