Nye Islands (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Nye Islands (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.
Two small islands lying between Midgley Island and Pidgeon Island, in the Windmill Islands. The two islands where photographed by USN Operation HighJump (1946-47) and USN Operation Windmill (1947-48), and though rather clearly shown in the photography were not shown on the resulting charts. Named by the US-ACAN for Harvey M. Nye, meteorological electronics technician at Wilkes Station in 1959.
No images of this place could be found.