Hansen Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Hansen 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 6 mi long and 3 mi wide, lying immediately N of The Gullet at the head of Hanusse Bay, off the W coast of Graham Land. First surveyed in 1936 by the BGLE under Rymill, who used the provisional name North Island for this feature. The island was resurveyed in 1948 by the FIDS, and was renamed in 1954 by the UK-APC for Leganger H. Hansen, manager at Messrs. Chr. Salvesen's whaling station at Leith Harbor, South Georgia, 1916-37, who gave great assistance to the BGLE, 1934-37.
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