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|Length||16 mi (26 km)|
|Width||6 mi (10 km)|
|Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System|
Burke Island is an ice-covered island about 16 miles (26 km) long and 6 miles (9.7 km) wide, lying 37 miles (60 km) southwest of Cape Waite, King Peninsula, in the Amundsen Sea. Burke Island is located at . Burke Island was delineated from aerial photographs taken by U.S. Navy Squadron VX-6 in January 1960. Burke Island was named by the United States Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Admiral Arleigh A. Burke, U.S. Navy, Chief of Naval Operations during Operation Deep Freeze (1956–1961).