Dustin Island

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Dustin Island
Dustin Island is located in Antarctica
Dustin Island
Location in Antarctica
Location Ellsworth Land, Antarctica
Coordinates 72°34′S 94°48′W / 72.567°S 94.800°W / -72.567; -94.800
Length 29 km (18 mi)
Population Uninhabited
Density 0 /km2 (0 /sq mi)
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Dustin Island (72°34′S 094°48′W / 72.567°S 94.800°W / -72.567; -94.800Coordinates: 72°34′S 094°48′W / 72.567°S 94.800°W / -72.567; -94.800) is an island about 29 km (18 mi) long, lying 24 km (15 mi) southeast of Cape Annawan, Thurston Island. The feature forms the SE limit of Seraph Bay.

Discovered by Rear Admiral Byrd and other members of the USAS in a flight from the Bear on February 27, 1940. Named by Byrd for Frederick G. Dustin, member of the Byrd AE, 1933–35, and mechanic with the USAS, 1939-41.