Malus Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Malus 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 4.5 mi S of Cape Evensen, lying in Auvert Bay off the W coast of Graham Land. Charted by the BGLE under Rymill, 1934-37. Named by the UK-APC in 1960 for Etienne L. Malus (1775-1812), French physicist who discovered the polarization of light by reflection, a fact subsequently used in the design of snow goggles.
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