Halfway Island (Palmer Archipelago)

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Halfway Island
Halfway Island (Palmer Archipelago) is located in Antarctica
Halfway Island (Palmer Archipelago)
Location in Antarctica
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 64°45′S 64°12′W / 64.750°S 64.200°W / -64.750; -64.200Coordinates: 64°45′S 64°12′W / 64.750°S 64.200°W / -64.750; -64.200
Archipelago Palmer Archipelago
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Demographics
Population 0
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Halfway Island is an island lying 2.5 miles (4.0 km) northwest of Litchfield Island, off the southwest coast of Anvers Island in the Palmer Archipelago. Halfway Island is located at 64°45′S 64°12′W / 64.750°S 64.200°W / -64.750; -64.200. Surveyed by the British Naval Hydrographic Survey Unit in 1956-1957. The name arose because the island lies halfway between Arthur Harbor and Cape Monaco, a route frequently traveled by boat by members of the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) at the Arthur Harbor station.

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