Burkett Islands

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Burkett Islands
Geography
Coordinates 66°56′S 50°19′E / 66.93°S 50.31°E / -66.93; 50.31
Archipelago Burkett Islands
Country
Antarctica
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

The Burkett Islands are a group of small islands lying just west of Mount Gleadell in the eastern part of Amundsen Bay, in Enderby Land. The Burkett Islands are located at 66°56′S 50°19′E / 66.93°S 50.31°E / -66.93; 50.31. Mapped from air photos taken from an aircraft of the Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) in 1956. Named by the Antarctic Names Committee of Australia (ANCA) for G.E.L. Burkett, radio officer at Wilkes Station in 1960.

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