Abshire Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Abshire Island (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: None recorded.
This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
An island 0.52 kilometer long and 140 meters high which is the easternmost of the three Gould Islands (q.v.) in southwestern Marguerite Bay. Nautical charts have indicated the possibility of rocks or small islands in the vicinity. Named by US-ACAN (2009) after Captain Joseph Abshire of Research Vessel Laurence M. Gould, from which Gould Islands were sighted and positioned during the cruise of January 2009. Captain Abshire has been an officer on the vessel in Antarctic waters since its commissioning in 1997.
No images of this place could be found.