Birkenhauer Island

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Birkenhauer Island
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 66°29′S 110°37′E / 66.483°S 110.617°E / -66.483; 110.617
Archipelago Windmill Islands
Country
Demographics
Population 0
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Birkenhauer Island (66°29′S 110°37′E / 66.483°S 110.617°E / -66.483; 110.617) is a mainly ice-free Antarctic island lying south of Boffa Island in the Windmill Islands. It was first mapped from air photos taken by USN Operation Highjump and Operation Windmill in 1947 and 1948. Named by the US-ACAN for Reverend Henry F. Birkenhauer, S. J., seismologist and member of the Wilkes Station party of 1958.

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