Niznik Island

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Niznik Island (69°47′S 68°30′W / 69.783°S 68.500°W / -69.783; -68.500Coordinates: 69°47′S 68°30′W / 69.783°S 68.500°W / -69.783; -68.500) is an island in the north part of George VI Sound, lying opposite the mouth of Eureka Glacier near the coast of Palmer Land. Discovered by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947–48, under Ronne, who named it for the Theodore T. Niznik family of Baltimore, MD, contributors to the expedition.

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