Martinson Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Martinson 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 0.9 kilometer long and 224 meters high which is the largest and southernmost 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. Gould Islands were sighted and positioned from the Research Vessel Laurence M. Gould (Captain Joseph Abshire) during the January 2009 cruise. Martinson Island was named by US-ACAN (2009) after Douglas G. Martinson, the expedition leader and project co-Principal Investigator.
No images of this place could be found.