Canopus Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Canopus 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 southern of the two largest islands of the Canopus Islands, about 9 km north-east of Mawson. The two islands were mapped as one and called Spjotxy by Norwegian cartographers from air photographs taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition (1936-37). The island was included in a triangulation of the islands near Mawson in 1959.
Named after the star Canopus.
No images of this place could be found.