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)
Petermann Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Petermann 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 1 mi long, lying 1 mi SW of Hovgaard Island in the Wilhelm Archipelago. Discovered by a German expedition 1873-74, and named by Dallmann for August Petermann, noted German geographer and founder of Petermanns Mitteilungen. The US-ACAN has rejected the name Lund Island, applied by the BelgAE, 1897-99, in favor of the original naming.
No images of this place could be found.