Wilkins Coast (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Wilkins Coast (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Coast (7)
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:
That portion of the E coast of the Antarctic Peninsula between Cape Agassiz and Cape Boggs. Named by the US-ACAN for Sir Hubert Wilkins, who in a pioneer Antarctic exploratory flight on Dec. 20, 1928, flew southward from Deception Island and crossed the Antarctic Peninsula to its E side. He continued southward to Stefansson Strait and Hearst Island which lie midway along Wilkins Coast.
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