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)
Seal Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Seal Islands (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:
Group of small islands and rocks lying from 3 to 6 mi NW of Elephant Island in the South Shetland Islands. The group takes its name from the largest island, which Capt. William Smith named Seal Island in 1820 because of the number of seals caught there.
No images of this place could be found.