Heard Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Heard Island (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Island
This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer.
An island in the Southern Ocean within the Antarctic convergence. Captain John J. Heard of the American barque Oriental sighted the island on 25 November 1853. Evidence exists of earlier sightings, the first by the British sealer, Peter Kemp of the brig Magnet on 27 November 1833.
No images of this place could be found.