Hemphill Island

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Hemphill Island
Geography
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 66°23′S 110°34′E / 66.383°S 110.567°E / -66.383; 110.567
Archipelago Windmill Islands
Country
Demographics
Population 0
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Hemphill Island (66°23′S 110°34′E / 66.383°S 110.567°E / -66.383; 110.567) is a small, mainly ice-covered Antarctic island lying between Robinson Ridge and Odbert 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 George R. Hemphill, meteorologist and member of the Wilkes Station party of 1961.

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