Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Collated by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (Italy)
in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Humps Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Humps Island (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Island
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
in Erebus and Terror Gulf, off NE coast of James Ross Island, was roughly surveyed by SwAE in February 1902; resurveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in November 1945 and named Humps Islet in reference to the twin summits of the island (BA chart 3205, 23.ix.1949; APC, 1955, p.12). Isla Humps (Chile. DNH chart L, 1951). Islote Humps (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.320; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.157). Islote Giboso [translation of English name] (Argentina. MM chart 124, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.393). Humps Island (APC, 1959a, p.8; BA, 1961, p.140; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/13, 1-DOS 1974).
No images of this place could be found.