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Anchorage Island
Anchorage Island is located in Antarctica
Anchorage Island
Anchorage Island
Location in Antarctica
Location in Antarctica
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 67°36′14″S 68°12′33″W / 67.603892°S 68.209106°W / -67.603892; -68.209106
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Population Uninhabited


Anchorage Island is an island lying 1.3 kilometres (0.7 nmi) south-east of Lagoon Island in the Léonie Islands, off the southeast coast of Adelaide Island. Discovered by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), 1908–10. Named by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill, who visited the island in February 1936.

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