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Oom Island is a small island 0.93 kilometres (0.5 nmi) northeast of Campbell Head, off the coast of Mac. Robertson Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936–37, and named Uksoy. Renamed by Antarctic Names Committee of Australia (ANCA) for Lieutenant K.E. Oom, RAN, a member of the British Australian New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE), 1929-31.
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