Pidgeon Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Pidgeon 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 mi long, between Midgley Island and Mitchell Peninsula 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 E.C. Pidgeon, Photographer's Mate on USN Operation HighJump flights in this area and other coastal areas between 14 and 164 East longitude. Thought to be a separate unit, the E part of this feature was previously named O'Brien Islet. The name O'Brien is now applied to the bay N of Mitchell Peninsula.
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