Surgeon Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Surgeon 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:
The largest of the Lyall Islands, 7.7km east-southeast of Cape Hooker, off the north coast of Victoria Land.
Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-63. The toponym conforms to other names in the island group which, along with Cape Hooker, have been named after surgeons who have worked in Antarctica. Named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN).
No images of this place could be found.