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)
Megaw Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Megaw 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:
NE-most of the Bennett Islands (q.v.), Hanusse Bay, Loubet Coast, in association with the names of glaciologists grouped in this area was named after Helen Dick Megaw (b.1907), British physicist who in 1934 made accurate measurements of the cell dimensions of ice (APC, 1960, p.6; BA, 1961, p.190; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/10, 1-DOS 1979).
No images of this place could be found.