Molholm Island

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Molholm Island (66°16′S 110°33′E / 66.267°S 110.550°E / -66.267; 110.550Coordinates: 66°16′S 110°33′E / 66.267°S 110.550°E / -66.267; 110.550) is an island at the entrance to McGrady Cove in the eastern part of Newcomb Bay, in the Windmill Islands of Antarctica. The island was mapped from air photographs taken by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump in 1946–47, and was named by Carl R. Eklund for John Molholm, a glaciologist at Wilkes Station in 1957.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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