Kirton Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Kirton 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:
A small coastal island off the coast of Mac.Robertson Land, about 7 km west of Cape Daly. The island is the southern of two islands about 30 m above sea level. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photographs taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition (1936-37). The island was first visited by an ANARE party from Mawson in July, 1959. Named after M. Kirton, geophysicist at Mawson in 1959.
M. Kirton, geophysicist at Mawson in 1959
No images of this place could be found.