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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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:
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.
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