Sorge Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Sorge 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 lying just S of The Gullet in Barlas Channel, close E of Adelaide Island. Mapped by FIDS from surveys and air photos, 1948-59. Named by UK-APC for Ernst F.W. Sorge, German glaciologist who made the first seismic soundings of the Greenland ice sheet, 1929-31, and developed a theory of the densification of firn.
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