Molholm Island

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Molholm Island
Molholm Island is located in Antarctica
Molholm Island
Location in Antarctica
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 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
Archipelago Windmill Islands
Administration
None
Demographics
Population Uninhabited
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Molholm Island is an island at the entrance to McGrady Cove in the eastern part of Newcomb Bay, in the Windmill Islands of Antarctica.[1] 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]

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