Madden Island

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Madden Island (77°27′S 149°3′W / 77.450°S 149.050°W / -77.450; -149.050Coordinates: 77°27′S 149°3′W / 77.450°S 149.050°W / -77.450; -149.050) is an ice-covered island, 4 nautical miles (7 km) long, in the Marshall Archipelago, Antarctica. It lies between Moody Island and Grinder Island in the Sulzberger Ice Shelf. The island was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959–65, and was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for electrician's mate Michael C. Madden, U.S. Navy, of the Byrd Station party, 1966.[1]

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Madden Island" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).