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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Montura, isla (Is.Orcadas del Sur (ARG) 60° 38' 00.0" S 44° 50' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 101600 Place ID: 12585

Saddle Island (RUS) 60° 37' 00.0" S 44° 50' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 120373 Place ID: 12585

Saddle Island (GBR) 60° 37' 00.0" S 44° 50' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 111005 Place ID: 12585

off Route Point, Laurie Island, N of Weddell Islands, "is almost divided into two by a narrow channel strewn with boulders" (BA, 1974, p.151); was charted by Weddell, 12 January 1823, and named descriptively (Weddell, 1825a, p.20 and map facing p.25; BA chart 1238, 7.ix.1839; 1916, p.411; Marr, 1935, p.339; APC, 1955, p.18). IÎle de la Selle [translation of English name] (Weddell, 1825b, p.273). IÎle Saddle (d'Urville, 1838, map following p.1170). Saddle Insel (Friederichsen, 1895, Tafel 7 facing p.304). The island was recharted by SNAE, 4 February 1903 (Brown and others, 1906, p.53). Isla Saddel [sic] (Jalour, [1907b], map following p.196). Saddel [sic] Island (Sørlle, chart, 1912). Isla Montura [translation of English name] (Argentina. MM chart 31, 1930; Pierrou, 1970, p.529). Sadel [sic] Öya (Sørlle, chart, [1930]). The island was further charted by DI in 1933 and shown as two islands. Saddle Islands (BA chart 1775, 17.viii.1934; 13.x.1967). IÎle Montura (France. SHM chart 1148, 1947). Isla Sadle [sic] (Justo, 1947). Isla Saddle (Moneta, 1951, end map [1]). Saddle Eiland, Zadel Eiland, Isola Saddle (Knapp, 1958, p.584, 589; Zavatti, 1958, Tav.9). Saddell [sic] (Dalziel and others, 1981, p.19).

Saddle Island (USA) 60° 38' 00.0" S 44° 50' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 131104 Place ID: 12585

Island nearly 2 mi long, consisting of twin summits which are almost separated by a narrow channel strewn with boulders, lying 5.5 mi N of the W end of Laurie Island in the South Orkney Islands. Discovered and charted in 1823 by British sealer James Weddell, and so named by him because of its peculiar shape.

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