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)
Dean Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Dean Island (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Island (5)
This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
An ice-covered island, 20 mi long and 10 mi wide, lying within the Getz Ice Shelf and midway between Grant Island and Siple Island, off the coast of Marie Byrd Land. First sighted from a distance of 20 mi from the USS Glacier on Feb. 5, 1962. Named for Chief Warrant Officer S.L. Dean, USN, Electrical Officer on the Glacier at the time of discovery.
No images of this place could be found.