Ufs Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Ufs Island (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Island
This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
A rocky island about 4 km across lying on the eastern side of Howard Bay.
The northern part of the island was discovered and named Cape Simpson by Sir Douglas Mawson, leader of BANZARE in February, 1931. Mapped as an island and called Ufsøy (Bluff Island) by Norwegian cartographers from air photographs taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition (1936-37).