Sims Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Sims 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 Carroll Inlet W of Case Island, English Coast, was seen from the air by USAS, 22 December 1940, and named after Lieut. (JG) L. S. Sims, USMC, surgeon on the expedition ([in 73°15'S 78°45'W] USAAF chart [LR-74], 1942; [co-ordinates corrected] USGS sketch map Bryan Coast-Ellsworth Land, 1968; APC, 1975, p.5). Isla Sims (Argentina. IGM map, 1946; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.261). Sims (Vila Labra, 1947, map facing p.200). Ostrov Sims (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). The island was photographed from the air by USN, 1965-66, and mapped from air photographs by USGS.
No images of this place could be found.