Surgeon Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Surgeon 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.
The largest of the Lyall Islands, lying 4 mi ESE of Cape Hooker off the N coast of Victoria Land. Mapped by USGS from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-63. The toponym conforms to other names in the island group which, along with Cape Hooker, have been named after surgeons who have worked in Antarctica. Named by the US-ACAN.
No images of this place could be found.