Groves Island

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Groves Island
Geography
Location Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica
Coordinates 75°30′S 143°5′W / 75.500°S 143.083°W / -75.500; -143.083Coordinates: 75°30′S 143°5′W / 75.500°S 143.083°W / -75.500; -143.083
Length 9 km (5.6 mi)
Country
Antarctica
Demographics
Population 0
Density 0 /km2 (0 /sq mi)

Groves Island is an ice-covered island 5 nautical miles (9 km) long, lying close off the coast of Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica, between Siemiatkowski Glacier and Land Glacier. 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 Benjamin F. Groves, a meteorologist at Byrd Station, 1964.[1]

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