Chappel Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Chappel Island (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Island (5)
This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
The largest of the Donovan Islands, lying about 5 mi NW of Clark Peninsula in the E part of Vincennes Bay. The island has a number of large Adelie penguin rookeries. First mapped from air photos taken by USN Operation HighJump, 1946-47. Named by US-ACAN for CWO R.L. Chappel, USMC, motion picture officer on USN Operation HighJump photographic flights in this area and other coastal areas between 14 and 164 east longitude.