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)
Vaugondy Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Vaugondy Island (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Island (5)
This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
The mostly ice-covered island on the NE side of Johannessen Harbour in the Pitt island group of Biscoe Islands. Situated 2.78 km WSW of Trundle Island, 1.1 km NW of Jingle Island, 2.08 km E of Animas Island and 3.4 km S of Ribnik Island. The feature extends 1.85 km in N-S direction and 1.68 km in E-W direction. British mapping in 1971. Named after the French cartographer Didier Robert de Vaugondy (1723-1786) who published a map of the south polar region in 1777.
No images of this place could be found.