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)
Deception Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Deception 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:
Ring-shaped island 8 mi in diameter, with a narrow entrance into a central landlocked harbor (a drowned breached crater), lying nearly 10 mi S of Livingston Island, in the South Shetland Islands. The name dates back to at least 1821 and is now established in international usage.
No images of this place could be found.