Name details

Ford Island

Ford Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Ford Island  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 125265

Feature type: Island (5)

Origin

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:

Narrative

Rocky island, 1.3 mi long, between O'Connor and Cloyd Islands in the S part of the Windmill Islands. First mapped from air photos taken by USN Operation HighJump and Operation Windmill in 1947 and 1948. Named by the US-ACAN for Homer D. Ford, photographic officer with the eastern task group of USN Operation HighJump, 1946-47, and assistant photographic officer with the USN Operation Windmill parties which obtained air and ground photos of this area in January 1948.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 24' 00.0" S
- 66.40000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
110° 31' 00.0" E
110.51667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1956

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