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)
Thor Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Thor 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:
E side of Foyn Harbour, Nansen Island, Wilhelmina Bay, Danco Coast, was charted by BAE, 1920-22, and named South Thor Island (in contrast with North Thor Island, q.v.) after the whaling factory ship ThorI, which was moored to the island in the 1921-22 season and probably in other seasons also (Lester and others, chart, [1921-22]); photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Thor Island (APC, 1960, p.8; BA, 1961, p.164; BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974).
No images of this place could be found.