Grinder Island

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Grinder Island (77°34′S 149°20′W / 77.567°S 149.333°W / -77.567; -149.333Coordinates: 77°34′S 149°20′W / 77.567°S 149.333°W / -77.567; -149.333) is one of the ice-covered islands in the Marshall Archipelago, located within the Sulzberger Ice Shelf off the coast of Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica. The island is 7 nautical miles (13 km) long and 1 nautical mile (2 km) wide and lies 13 nautical miles (24 km) southwest of Steventon Island. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959–65, and was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Harry W. Grinder, a U.S. Navy aviation structural mechanic of McMurdo Station, 1967.[1]

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Grinder Island" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).