Gibney Reef

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Gibney Reef
Gibney Reef is located in Antarctica
Gibney Reef
Location in Antarctica
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 66°15′S 110°30′E / 66.250°S 110.500°E / -66.250; 110.500Coordinates: 66°15′S 110°30′E / 66.250°S 110.500°E / -66.250; 110.500
Archipelago Windmill Islands
Administration
None
Demographics
Population Uninhabited
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Gibney Reefis an exposed reef lying 0.9 kilometres (0.5 nmi) west of Clark Peninsula, in the Windmill Islands, Antarctica. It was first charted in February 1957 by a party from the USS Glacier. The name was suggested by Lt. Robert C. Newcomb, USN, navigator of the Glacier, after Seaman Joseph Gibney's idea to name it Mussolini Reef was rejected.

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