Morency Island facts for kids
|Length||2 km (1.2 mi)|
|Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System|
Morency Island is an island 2 kilometres (1 nmi) long, lying close west of Steele Island and 19 kilometres (10 nmi) northwest of Cape Bryant, off the east coast of Palmer Land, Antarctica. It was discovered by members of the East Base of the United States Antarctic Service who explored this coast by land and from the air in 1940, and was named for Anthony J.L. Morency, a tractor driver for the East Base.
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