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Atriceps Island
Atriceps Island is located in Antarctica
Atriceps Island
Atriceps Island
Location in Antarctica
Location in Antarctica
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 60°47′S 45°9′W / 60.783°S 45.150°W / -60.783; -45.150
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Population Uninhabited

Atriceps Island is the southernmost of the Robertson Islands, lying 5.6 kilometres (3 nmi) south of the south-east end of Coronation Island in the South Orkney Islands of Antarctica. The island has been identified as an Important Bird Area by BirdLife International because it supports a breeding colony of imperial shags (Phalacrocorax atriceps), after which the island was named in 1948–49 by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey, with 524 pairs recorded in 1988.

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