Liard Island

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Liard Island
Location Antarctica
Coordinates 66°51′S 67°25′W / 66.850°S 67.417°W / -66.850; -67.417Coordinates: 66°51′S 67°25′W / 66.850°S 67.417°W / -66.850; -67.417
Length 13 nautical miles (24 km)
Width 6 nautical miles (11 km)
Highest elevation 1,000 metres (3,300 ft)
Population 0
Additional information
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System

Liard Island is a mountainous island, 13 nautical miles (24 km) long, 6 nautical miles (11 km) wide and rising to 1,000 metres (3,300 ft), situated in the north-central portion of Hanusse Bay, off the west coast of Graham Land, Antarctica. It was discovered and named by the French Antarctic Expedition, 1908–10, under Jean-Baptiste Charcot.[1]

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