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 (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 rocky island 2 mi wide, lying in the E part of Howard Bay. Cape Simpson, the N end of this island, was discovered by the BANZARE under Mawson in February 1931, but the feature's insularity was first recognized by Norwegian cartographers working from aerial photographs taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37. They named it Ufsoy (bluff island).