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Beaumont Skerries
Beaumont Skerries is located in Antarctica
Beaumont Skerries
Beaumont Skerries
Location in Antarctica
Location in Antarctica
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 64°46′S 64°19′W / 64.767°S 64.317°W / -64.767; -64.317
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Population Uninhabited


The Beaumont Skerries are two small islands and several rocks 2 kilometres (1 nmi) east of the Joubin Islands, off the southwest coast of Anvers Island. They were named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Malcolm J. Beaumont, an Electronics Technician in RV Hero on her first Antarctic voyage, reaching nearby Palmer Station on Christmas Eve, 1968.

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