Hanka Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Hanka Island (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Island
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
in Leith Cove, Paradise Harbour, Danco Coast, was charted by the whalers after 1905; named by Ferguson after Messrs Salvesen's whale catcher Hanka in which he visited the area in 1913-14 (Ferguson, 1921, p.48; APC, 1960, p.4; BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974); further charted by AAE in 1950-51 Isla Hanka (Chile. DNH chart 511, 1951). Islote Hanka (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.254; Pierrou, 1970, p.414; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.148) The island was photographed from the air by FIDASE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Danco Island", 1956-58.
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