Moody Island

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Moody Island
Moody Island is located in Antarctica
Moody Island
Location in Antarctica
Geography
Location Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica
Coordinates 77°20′S 149°12′W / 77.333°S 149.200°W / -77.333; -149.200Coordinates: 77°20′S 149°12′W / 77.333°S 149.200°W / -77.333; -149.200
Length 18.52 km (11.508 mi)
Country
None
Demographics
Population Uninhabited
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Moody Island is an ice-covered island 10 nautical miles (19 km) long, between Kizer Island and Steventon Island in the Sulzberger Ice Shelf, Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica. It was mapped from surveys by the United States Geological Survey and from U.S. Navy air photos (1959–65), and was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for E.L. Moody, a dog-driver with the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (1933–35).[1]

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