Bradford Rock

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Bradford Rock
Geography
Coordinates 66°13′S 110°34′E / 66.217°S 110.567°E / -66.217; 110.567Coordinates: 66°13′S 110°34′E / 66.217°S 110.567°E / -66.217; 110.567
Archipelago Swain Islands
Country
Demographics
Population 0
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Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Bradford Rock (66°13′S 110°34′E / 66.217°S 110.567°E / -66.217; 110.567) is an insular rock, mainly ice covered, which marks the northwest end of the Swain Islands. It was first roughly mapped from air photos taken by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump, 1946–47, and included in a 1957 survey of Swain Islands by Wilkes Station personnel under Carl R. Eklund. It was named by Eklund for Radioman Donald L. Bradford, U.S. Navy, a Navy support force member of the 1957 wintering party at Wilkes Station during the IGY.

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