Magnetic Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Magnetic Island (The name as it would appear on a map)
If this information is incorrect, please e-mail email@example.com
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 island situated in the north-east part of Prydz Bay about 5 km from the coast of Vestfold Hills and about 5 km north-west of Davis. Charted from air photographs taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition (1936-37). Visited by an ANARE party led by Phillip Law on 3 March, 1954. Named because magnetic observations taken by J. Brooks showed the declination to be anomalous.