Bøving Island

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Bøving Island
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 66°17′S 110°31′E / 66.283°S 110.517°E / -66.283; 110.517
Archipelago Windmill Islands
Country
Demographics
Population 0
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Bøving Island (66°17′S 110°31′E / 66.283°S 110.517°E / -66.283; 110.517) is a small Antarctic island in the south part of Newcomb Bay, lying 0.1 mi (0.16 km) east of McMullin Island in the Windmill Islands. It was first mapped from air photos taken by USN Operation Highjump in 1946 and 1947. Named by ANCA for F. Bøving, third officer on MV Thala Dan in 1965, who assisted in a hydrographic survey in the vicinity.

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