Kilby Island

Kilby Island

Kilby Island (coord|66|16|S|110|31|E) is a rocky Antarctic island, 0.2 mi long, lying northeast of McMullin Island in the entrance of Newcomb Bay, in the Windmill Islands. It was first mapped from air photos taken by USN Operation Highjump and Operation Windmill in 1947 and 1948. It was named by the US-ACAN for Arthur L. Kilby, who served as photographer with both operations.

Kilby Reef

Kilby Reef is a small, isolated reef, which uncovers at low water, lying 0.15 mi southeast of the island. It was first charted in February 1957 by a survey party led by Lt. R. C. Newcomb, USN, of the USS "Glacier". Recharted by ANARE in 1962, during a hydrographic survey of Newcomb Bay by d'A. T. Gale, and then named after Kilby Island.

See also

* List of antarctic and sub-antarctic islands


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