Black Island (Ross Archipelago)
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Black Island and Skidoos at Sunset
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Black Island (Ross Archipelago, is immediately west of White Island. It was first named by the Discovery Expedition (1901–04) because of its lack of snow. The island's northernmost point is named Cape Hodgson, commemorating Thomas Vere Hodgson .), in the
The highest point is Mt. Aurora, a principal radio relay point. On the minor peak of Mt. Melania is the principal earth-based ground-station for the US Antarctic Program.
- Composite Antarctic Gazetteer
- List of Antarctic islands south of 60° S
- Territorial claims in Antarctica
- "Thomas Vere Hodgson - Biographical notes". Cool Antarctica. Retrieved January 13, 2010.
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