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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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:
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.