SCAR Gazetteer Information: Each place can have one or more entries in the SCAR Composite Gazetteer, dependant on its origin. By viewing an individual entry, you may see multiple references to the same place. SCAR uses a more general feature type coding, so each place will, in general, have multiple feature types.

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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Diomedea Island (GBR) 62° 12' 14.1" S 58° 56' 53.1" W Island
Name ID: 108516 Place ID: 3659

in Ardley Cove, Maxwell Bay, King George Island, was charted by DI in 1935; called by SAE Ostrov Al'batros (Grikurov and Polyakov, 1968, map p.18) or Albatross Island (Grikurov and Polyakov, 1971, map p.190); named Diomedea Island after the generic name of several species of albatross (APC, 1980, p.3). Isla Torta, so called descriptively by AAE, torta being a round cake (Argentina. MD, 1978, letter T). Ilha Albatross (Brazil. PenĂ­nsula Fildes map, 1984 ) Diomedea Island (Admiralty chart 1774,

Diomedea Island (USA) 62° 12' 00.0" S 58° 57' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 124370 Place ID: 3659

Small island lying in Ardley Cove, Fildes Peninsula, King George Island. The SovAE called the feature "Ostrov Al'batros" or "Albatross Island" in 1968, but the English form duplicates a name in the Bay of Isles. To avoid confusion, the UK-APC recommended a new name in 1979; Diomedea is the generic name for several species of albatross.

Torta, isla (ARG) 62° 12' 00.0" S 58° 54' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 102316 Place ID: 3659

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