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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Grey Island (GBR) 60° 45' 00.0" S 45° 02' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 109112 Place ID: 5678

S of Michelsen Island off S end of Powell Island, was charted by Sørlle, 1912-13, and called (presumably descriptively) Holmen Greid [spelling doubtful on chart] (Sørlle, chart, 1912) or Holmen Graa [=the grey island] (Sørlle and Borge, chart, 1913); recharted by DI in 1933. Grey Island (BA chart 1775, 17.viii.1934; APC, 1959a, p.7). Holmen Gras [sic] (Tilley, 1935, p.385). Grey Islet (BA, 1942, p.33; APC, 1955, p.11). Isla Grey (Argentina. MM chart 31, 1954). In 1967 the island was designated as part of SPA No. 15 under the Antarctic Treaty (FO, 1967, p.9).

Grey Island (USA) 60° 45' 00.0" S 45° 02' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 125946 Place ID: 5678

Island 0.6 mi S of Michelsen Island and 1 mi W of the S part of Fredriksen Island, in the South Orkney Islands. First charted and named "Holmen Graa" (The Grey Island) on a map by the Norwegian whaler Capt. Petter Sorlle, who made a running survey of the South Orkney Islands in 1912-13. The anglicized form approved appears on the chart by DI personnel on the Discovery II who surveyed the islands in 1933.

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