Acuña Island

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Acuña Island
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 60°46′S 44°37′W / 60.767°S 44.617°W / -60.767; -44.617Coordinates: 60°46′S 44°37′W / 60.767°S 44.617°W / -60.767; -44.617
Archipelago South Orkney Islands
Country
Demographics
Population 0
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Acuña Island, is a small island which lies 0.2 miles (0.3 km) south of Point Rae, off the south coast of Laurie Island in the South Orkney Islands. Charted in 1903 by the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition under William Speirs Bruce, who named it after Hugo A. Acuña, pioneer Argentine meteorologist at the South Orkney station during 1904.

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Acuña Island" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).