Bear Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Bear Island (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Island (5)
This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
Rocky island lying 1 mi W of Stonington Island in Marguerite Bay, off the coast of Graham Land. The island was presumably known to the BGLE, 1934-37, and the USAS, 1939-41, both based in the Stonington Island area. It was surveyed in 1947 by the FIDS, who named it for the USS Bear, flagship of the USAS which visited this area in 1940.
No images of this place could be found.