Kilby Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Kilby 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, 0.2 mi long, lying close NE of McMullin Island in the entrance of Newcomb Bay, in 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 Arthur L. Kilby, who served as photographer with the central task group of USN Operation HighJump, 1946-47, and with USN Operation Windmill which obtained air and ground photos of the Windmill Islands in January 1948.