Name details

Donovan Islands

Donovan Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Donovan Islands  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 124445

Feature type: Island (5)

Origin

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:

Narrative

A chain of about 8 islands lying well offshore, about 5 mi NW of Clark Peninsula in the E part of Vincennes Bay. First mapped from air photos taken by USN Operation HighJump, 1946-47. They were photographed from the air by ANARE in January, 1956. Named after J. Donovan, Administrative Officer of the Antarctic Division, Melbourne, and leader of a number of relief expeditions to Heard and Macquarie Islands.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 11' 00.0" S
- 66.18333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
110° 24' 00.0" E
110.40000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images


©AAD, Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 1998
Catalogue id
3426C4
Caption
View from Shirley Island
Photographer
Dixon, Grant

Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1958

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