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)
Pickwick Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Pickwick Island (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Island (5)
This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
The largest of the Pitt Islands, in the Biscoe Islands. Very roughly charted by the BGLE under Rymill, 1934-37. More accurately shown on an Argentine government chart of 1957. Named by the UK-APC in 1959 after Samuel Pickwick, founder of the Pickwick Club in Charles Dickens' Pickwick Papers.
No images of this place could be found.