Higdon Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Higdon 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 1 kilometer long and 62 meters high which is the northernmost of the three Gould Islands (q.v.) in southwestern Marguerite Bay. The island is relatively flat with numerous sharp spires on the southern half. Nautical charts have indicated the possibility of rocks or small islands in the vicinity. Higdon Island was named by US-ACAN (2009). Ship"s First Mate John Higdon was in command of the Research Vessel Laurence M. Gould, January 24, 2009, when he sighted Gould Islands. The individual islands were positioned from the ship on January 29.
No images of this place could be found.