Map of Thurston Island with the Tinglof Peninsula (center left)
|location||Thurston Island ( West Antarctica )|
|Waters 1||Henry Inlet|
|Waters 2||Wagoner Inlet|
Your position was determined from aerial photographs taken during Operation Highjump (1946–1947) in December 1946. The Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names named them in 1960 after Iver August Tinglof (1895-1935), a tractor mechanic on the second Antarctic expedition (1933-1935) of the US polar explorer Richard Evelyn Byrd .