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Casey Islands
Casey Islands is located in Antarctic Peninsula
Casey Islands
Casey Islands
Location in Antarctic Peninsula
Location in Antarctica
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 64°44′S 64°16′W / 64.733°S 64.267°W / -64.733; -64.267
Archipelago Palmer Archipelago
Administration
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Demographics
Population Uninhabited


The Casey Islands are a group of small islands in the west part of Wylie Bay, south of Cape Monaco, Anvers Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. Fringing islands in this position were charted by the French Antarctic Expedition, 1903–05, led by Jean-Baptiste Charcot. The group was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names after Casey A. Jones, Jr., cook with the winter party at the nearby U.S. Palmer Station in 1979. He died in an accident, January 9, 1980, while serving at the U.S. South Pole Station.

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