Fitzroy Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Fitzroy 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 0.5 mi E of the S tip of Stonington Island, lying in Neny Bay at the foot of Northeast Glacier, by which it is partially covered, off the W coast of Graham Land. The island was presumably first sighted in 1936 by the BGLE, and was roughly charted by them and by the USAS, 1939-41. It was surveyed in 1947 by the FIDS who named it for the RMS Fitzroy, FIDS ship which visited this area in 1947.
No images of this place could be found.