Donovan Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Donovan Islands (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 five small islands lying well offshore, about 11 km north-west of Casey Station in the eastern part of Vincennes Bay. The largest island has very large Adilie penguin rookeries and there are small rookeries on the others. Photographed by USN Operation Highjump (1946-47). An Expedition led by Phillip Law in the Kista Dan sailed close by on 20 January, 1956. Named after J Donovan, (then) Administrative Officer of the Antarctic Division, Melbourne, and leader of a number of relief expeditions to Heard Island and Macquarie Island.