Charlton Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Charlton 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:
The westernmost of the Frazier Islands, off the Budd Coast. The island was photographed by USN Operation Highjump (1946-47). Its position was fixed by an ANARE party, on 21 January 1956. Named by USACAN after chief electronics technician F E Charlton, USN, a member of the Wilkes station party in 1957.