Bradford Rock

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Bradford Rock
Bradford Rock is located in Antarctica
Bradford Rock
Bradford Rock
Location in Antarctica
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
Population Uninhabited
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Bradford Rock 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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