Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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Taunton Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Taunton Island (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Island (5)
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
One of the Aitcho Islands, north of Emeline Island, English Strait, South Shetland Islands. Named in association with the local theme of hydrography, after the county town of Taunton in Somerset, England, where the UKHO printing works has been located since 1941 and where the remainder of the Office moved in 1968.
No images of this place could be found.