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Adolph Islands
Adolph Islands is located in Antarctica
Adolph Islands
Adolph Islands
Location in Antarctica
Location in Antarctica
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 66°19′S 67°11′W / 66.317°S 67.183°W / -66.317; -67.183
Archipelago Biscoe Islands
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System


The Adolph Islands are a group of small islands and rocks off northwest Watkins Island, in the Biscoe Islands. Mapped from air photos by Falkland Islands and Dependencies Aerial Survey Expedition (FIDASE) (1956–57). Named by United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee (UK-APC) for the American Edward F. Adolph, Professor of Physiology, University of Rochester, 1948–60, who specialized in the reactions of the human body to cold.

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