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Auguste Island
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Location in Antarctica
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 64°3′S 61°37′W / 64.050°S 61.617°W / -64.050; -61.617
Archipelago Palmer Archipelago
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Population Uninhabited

Auguste Island is a flat-topped island less than 1.6 km (1 mi) long, lying 6 km (4 mi) northeast of Two Hummock Island in Gerlache Strait. It was discovered by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (1897–99) under Lieutenant Adrien de Gerlache, and named by him for his father.

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