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Breccia Island
Breccia Island is located in Antarctica
Breccia Island
Breccia Island
Location in Antarctica
Location in Antarctica
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 68°22′S 67°1′W / 68.367°S 67.017°W / -68.367; -67.017
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Population Uninhabited


Breccia Island (68°22′S 67°1′W / 68.367°S 67.017°W / -68.367; -67.017) is a small low island lying 2 kilometres (1 nmi) northwest of the Tiber Rocks in the northern part of Rymill Bay, off the west coast of the Antarctic Peninsula. It was photographed by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) in November 1947 (trimetrogon air photography), and so named by RARE geologist Robert L. Nichols because the country rock is a plutonic breccia.

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