Ardery Island (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Ardery Island (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Island (5)
This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
Steep, rocky island, 0.6 mi long, lying 1.1 mi W of Odbert Island in the Windmill Islands. First mapped from air photos taken by USN Operation HighJump and Operation Windmill in 1947 and 1948. Named by the US-ACAN for Maj. E.R. Ardery, Army Corps of Engineers observer who assisted USN Operation Windmill parties in establishing astronomical control stations between Wilhelm II Coast and Budd Coast during the 1947-48 season.