Gibbney Island

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Gibbney Island
Gibbney Island is located in Antarctica
Gibbney Island
Gibbney Island
Location in Antarctica
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 67°33′S 62°20′E / 67.550°S 62.333°E / -67.550; 62.333Coordinates: 67°33′S 62°20′E / 67.550°S 62.333°E / -67.550; 62.333
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Population Uninhabited

Gibbney Island is a small island on the west side of Holme Bay, off Mac. Robertson Land, Antarctica. It was mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936–37, and named "Bryggeholmen" (the wharf island). It was renamed by the Antarctic Names Committee of Australia for L.F. Gibbney, officer in charge at Heard Island station in 1952.[1]

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