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)
Kappa Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Kappa 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:
Island, nearly 0.5 mi long, lying immediately S of Beta Island and close E of Theta Islands in the Melchior Islands, Palmer Archipelago. The name, derived from the tenth letter of the Greek alphabet, probably was given by DI personnel who roughly surveyed the island in 1927. The island was resurveyed by Argentine expeditions in 1942, 1943 and 1948.
No images of this place could be found.