Gardner Island

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Phoenix Islands - History of The Islands - Identifying The Secondary Discoverers - Nikumaroro (Gardner Island)
... of an unnamed ship, discovered what is possibly Gardner Island (at 4°45'S, 186°20'15"E) and McKean Island, naming them the "Kemin Islands" ... Joshua Gardner, reportedly aboard the whaler Ganges, discovered an island in 1825, located at 4°20' S, 174°22' W, and named it "Gardner's Island" ... Joshua Coffin (also reportedly on the Ganges) is sometimes credited with the discovery, naming the island after his ship's owner, Gideon Gardner ...
Amelia Earhart - Theories On Earhart's Disappearance - Gardner Island Hypothesis
... Putnam to undertake a search in the Gardner Group) all expressed belief the flight had ended in the Phoenix Islands (now part of Kiribati), some 350 miles (560 km) southeast of ... In July 2007, an editor at Avionews in Rome compared the Gardner Island hypothesis to other non-crash-and-sink theories and called it the "most confirmed" of them ... the Earhart/Noonan disappearance and since then has sent six expeditions to the island ...
Gardner (whaling Family) - Joshua Gardner
... A nineteenth century whaler, Joshua is often credited with the discovery of Gardner Island (Nikumaroro), in the Phoenix group in the Pacific Ocean ... In the mid-1820s, Gardner commanded the whaleship Ganges, operating in the Pacific ... He discovered an island in 1825, located at 4°20' S, 174°22' W, and named it "Gardner's Island" ...

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