Hughes Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Hughes Island (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Island
This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
Small ice-covered island 8km from Cape Dayman on the mainland, and the easternmost of the Lyall Islands, just outside of the east part of the entrance to Yule Bay, Victoria Land.
Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-63. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant Ronald M. Hughes, U.S. Navy (USN), Medical Officer at McMurdo Station, 1966.
No images of this place could be found.