Dismal Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Dismal 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:
Island, 1 mi long and 60 m high, which is mainly ice covered and is the largest of the Faure Islands, lying in Marguerite Bay off the W coast of Graham Land. The Faure Islands were discovered and first charted in 1909 by the FrAE under Charcot. The group was visited and surveyed in 1949 by the FIDS, who so named this island for its appearance of extreme desolation and lifelessness.
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