Uberuaga Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Uberuaga Island (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Island (5)
This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
An island 800m across at its longest axis, being the easternmost feature in Dailey Islands, McMurdo Sound.
Named after Julia Mary Uberuaga, who from 1979-99 made 20 consecutive Antarctic seasonal deployments working for contractors in support of USAP. She worked at South Pole Station as general field assistant the first two season. From 1981, worked for 15 seasons as heavy equipment operator at Williams Field, McMurdo Sound, with assignments at field camps including Siple Dome, Siple Station, and Byrd Surface Camp. The last few seasons she operated a Caterpillar D7 Pearl on McMurdo Ice Shelf.
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