Lion Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Lion 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 1.5 mi long and 1 mi wide, lying off the E side of Anvers Island and 1 mi NE of Cape Astrup, Wiencke Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. Discovered by the BelgAE, 1897-99, under Gerlache. The name appears on a map based on a 1927 survey by DI personnel on the Discovery. The profile of the island suggests a reclining lion when viewed from the southwest.
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