Swain Group (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Swain Group (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:
A group of islands in the northern part of the Windmill Islands, north of Wilkes station. The region was photographed by USN Operation Highjump (1946-47), ANARE (1956 & 1962) and the Soviet Antarctic Expedition 1956. It was included in a survey of the area north of Wilkes by C.R. Eklund, scientific leader at Wilkes in 1958. The group was called Swain Islands by USACAN.