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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Cecilia Island (GBR) 62° 24' 46.2" S 59° 43' 42.6" W Island
Name ID: 108126 Place ID: 2440

S-most of the Aitcho Islands (q.v.), English Strait, was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956-57; called descriptively Isla Torre [=tower island] (Chile. DNH chart 1405, 1961; IHA. 1974, p.279); named Cecilia Island in association with English Strait (q.v.), formerly called Cecilias Straits by Capt. J. Davis, of the American sealing ship Huron of Newhaven (which visited the South Shetland Islands, 1820-22), after the shallop Cecilia, tender to Huron (APC, 1962, p.8; BA chart 1774, 19.viii.1968). Isla Tower, as rejected form (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.280).

Cecilia Island (USA) 62° 25' 00.0" S 59° 43' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 123395 Place ID: 2440

The southernmost of the Aitcho Islands, lying in English Strait in the South Shetland Islands. The name Cecilias Straits was applied to English Strait by Captain Davis of the American sealer Huron of New Haven, CT, which visited the South Shetland Islands in 1820-22, after the shallop Cecilia tender to the Huron. Since English Strait is firmly established, the UK-APC in 1961 applied the name Cecilia to this conspicuous feature in order to preserve the American name in the area.

Grace Rocks (AUS) 66° 25' 11.7" S 100° 32' 12.2" E Rock
Name ID: 2440 Place ID: 5565

Rock outcrops on the eastern side of the Scott Glacier in Queen Mary Land, about 9 km south of Bunger Hills. Delineated from air photographs taken by USN Operation Highjump (1946-47). Named by USACAN after Lieut. P.J. Grace, USN, pilot with USN Operation Windmill (1947-48).

Torre, Isla (CHL) 62° 25' 00.0" S 59° 42' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 106374 Place ID: 2440

El nombre aparece publicado en la carta chilena del año 1962, es de carácter descriptivo. Pequeña isla, 5 cables en dirección E-W, que está situada al W del estrecho Inglés, a 18 cables al N de punta Fort William de isla Greenwich y 24 cables al S de cabo Morris de isla Robert, en las islas Shetland del Sur.

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