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Casabianca Island
Casabianca Island is located in Antarctic Peninsula
Casabianca Island
Casabianca Island
Location in Antarctic Peninsula
Location in Antarctica
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 64°49′S 63°31′W / 64.817°S 63.517°W / -64.817; -63.517
Archipelago Palmer Archipelago
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Population Uninhabited


Casabianca Island is a low, rocky island lying in Neumayer Channel 1 kilometre (0.5 nmi) northeast of Damoy Point, Wiencke Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. It was discovered by the French Antarctic Expedition under Jean-Baptiste Charcot, 1903–05, who named it for Monsieur Casabianca, then French Administrator of Naval Enlistment.

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