Kilby Island

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Kilby Island
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 66°16′S 110°31′E / 66.267°S 110.517°E / -66.267; 110.517
Archipelago Windmill Islands
Length 0.2 mi (0.3 km)
Country
Demographics
Population 0
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Kilby Island (66°16′S 110°31′E / 66.267°S 110.517°E / -66.267; 110.517) is a rocky Antarctic island, 0.2 mi (0.32 km) 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[edit]

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.

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