Motherway Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Motherway Island (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Island
This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
A small island north of Peterson Island in the Windmill Islands, off the Budd Coast. Plotted from air photographs taken by USN Operation Highjump (1946-47). The term island is considered more appropriate than rock. It was originally called Motherway Rock after P.T. Motherway, a member of one of the two photographic units which obtained aerial and ground photographs of the Windmill Islands during USN Operation Highjump (1947-48).