Berkley Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Berkley 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, 0.5 mi long, which marks the NE end of the Swain Islands. First mapped from air photos taken by USN Operation HighJump, 1946-47, and included in a survey of Swain Islands in 1957 by Wilkes Station personnel under C.R. Eklund. Named by Eklund for Richard J. Berkley, geomagnetician with the US-IGY wintering party of 1957 at Wilkes Station.