Denison Island

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Denison Island
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 66°18′S 110°27′E / 66.300°S 110.450°E / -66.300; 110.450
Archipelago Windmill Islands
Country
Demographics
Population 0
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Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Denison Island (66°18′S 110°27′E / 66.300°S 110.450°E / -66.300; 110.450) is an Antarctic island lying 14 mile (0.4 km) west of Beall Island in the Windmill Islands. It was first mapped from air photos taken by USN Operation Highjump and Operation Windmill in 1947 and 1948. It was named by the US-ACAN for Dean R. Denison, auroral scientist and member of the Wilkes Station party of 1958.

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