Case Island (Coordinates: ) is a roughly circular ice-covered island, 12 nautical miles (22 km) in diameter, lying off the coast of Palmer Land, Antarctica. The island lies in Carroll Inlet between the mainland and Smyley Island. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and from U.S. Navy aerial photographs, 1961–66. The name was suggested by Finn Ronne for Senator Francis H. Case, who assisted in obtaining Government support to provide a ship for the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition, 1947–48.
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