Pfaff Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Pfaff 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:
One of the Bennett Islands, lying just S of Granicher Island in Hanusse Bay. Mapped from air photos taken by RARE (1947-48) and FIDASE (1956-57). Named by UK-APC for Alexius B.I.F. Pfaff (1825-86), German physicist who made pioneer investigations of the plastic deformation of ice, in Switzerland, in 1874-76.
No images of this place could be found.